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For better or worse, AI is here to stay

Jan. 14, 2024 Artificial intelligence is expanding at a rapid rate. It is already being used for purposes including cancer detection, crime-solving, financial data analytics and much more. Its development comes with both opportunities and reasons for concern. ... More »


Customers should do more to support small businesses

Dec. 17, 2023 One of the first aspects people notice about a town is its character, and usually, towns that are brimming with personality are filled with small businesses.  Unfortunately, small businesses have a hard time succeeding in the presence of big-box ... More »


No American should live in a food desert

Nov. 13, 2023 When people are hungry and require food, they head to their local supermarket in search of products to meet their needs. However, those who live in food deserts have a difficult time getting to their nearest grocery store. The U.S. Department of ... More »


Cancel culture puts free expression in jeopardy

May 5, 2023 As you scroll through your social media feed, you come across an opinion that gets your blood boiling. You want to speak up and express your viewpoint, but the fear of being attacked holds you back. Will your opinion be respected, or will it be met... More »


Schools need to hit snooze on start times

April 4, 2023 It’s early in the morning and your alarm clock rings, signaling the start of a new day. You get out of bed feeling groggy and tired. For many students, this is a familiar scenario. However, what if schools started later in the day, allowing stude... More »


‘Nepo babies’ cannot ignore their privilege

March 8, 2023 Twenty-three-year-old Lily-Rose Depp, daughter of Hollywood icons Johnny Depp and Vanessa Paradis, sparked controversy in an interview featured in the December issue of Elle magazine where she dismissed the “nepo baby” label, downplaying the sign... More »


Social media is more harmful than it seems

Feb. 5, 2023 Everywhere we turn, we are bombarded with messages, notifications and posts from our peers. We spend hours scrolling through our feeds, liking and commenting on posts and sharing our own content. However, in our attempt to stay connected, social m... More »


FIFA must do more to defend LGBTQ people

Jan. 14, 2023 Danish journalist Jon Pagh from TV 2 Sport was getting ready to do a broadcast from the FIFA World Cup when he was ordered by a Qatari official to remove his One Love armband. The armband was intended to send a message of support for LGBTQ people... More »


It’s time to trade in body positivity for body neutrality

Dec. 9, 2022 A young girl logs into Instagram to see the world’s most beautiful models. As she scrolls, she comes across advertisements for weight loss programs and skincare regimens. Her friends also notice this and find themselves frequently complaining abou... More »


School meals should be free for all students

Nov. 18, 2022 Deputy Editor As soon as the lunch bell rings, students storm out of their classrooms and flood the cafeteria. Dozens of students form a line as they await a tray carrying the essential food groups and a carton of milk. Unfortunately, for far too... More »