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An unidentified flying object zips through the sky in a recently declassified video from 2015.(Photo via the United States Department of Defense)

UFOs confirmed to be real

Nobody cares
Megan Wutzke, Staff Writer February 20, 2021

Are we going to talk about the UFOs yet? I know, I know. 2020 was intense. 2021 started pretty crazy too. In all of the COVID-19 hubbub, some issues took a backburner.  But come on, guys.  Unidentified...

Social media platforms can inhibit the judgment of adults who have not grown up immersed in technology. Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, this problem has skyrocketed out of control. (Photo via Pixabay)

Social media is not just hurting the kids

Parents and grandparents alike have been swept up in the storm of social media disinformation and sensationalism
Oden Taylor, Editor-In-Chief February 18, 2021

Since the advent of hand-held devices and social media, many members of older generations have been wary of the effects of these changes on their children and society.  After almost a year of quarantine...

Carlos Reyes, Dean of behavioral & social science, discusses trends of millennial and generation y students at a College Hour in Raef Hall 160 on Sept, 20, 2016. (Photo by Robert Hansen)

Defining Generation Z

Claire Bathory September 22, 2016

For the incoming class of 2020, the Clinton and Bush families have always campaigned for something major. Vladimir Putin will always be, in power overseas, eBay will always be an online swap-meet, and...

In the digital age, we can document anything we want to. It doesn't mean that we should. (Photo Illustration by Timothy Lipuma)

Opinion: Think before you document

Matthew Peirson April 8, 2016

[email protected] News surfaced on March 30 that Los Angeles Lakers guard D’Angelo Russell secretly recorded  teammate Nick Young admitting to an alleged infidelity, and the fallout both on...

Some may say that the instant online media culture of today is the bane of communication, but there are distinct and exclusive benefits to the technology today. (Photo Illustration by Timothy Lipuma)

Opinion: A filtered life isn’t all bad

Justina Sharp April 5, 2016

The age of social media is often linked to ushering in an age of exhibitionism, but that doesn’t necessarily need to be a negative thing. The true appeals of social media vary, but for a lot of young...

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