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Leone’s Chronicle: Just say Merry Christmas

By Tanner Leone

December 9, 2017


Filed under Leone's Chronicle, Opinion

As the Christmas season rolls around, it’s pretty obvious the spirit of the holidays has undergone change over the last few years. Just a few years ago, December was marked with beautiful Starbucks cups, Christmas trees and lights in storefronts and greeting each other with “Merry Christmas!” ...

The Hart of the Matter: Gender disparity in ADHD diagnosis and treatment

The Hart of the Matter: Gender disparity in ADHD diagnosis and treatment

By Lily Hartenstein

December 6, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, The Hart of the matter

About 6 million children in America are diagnosed with ADHD, according the Center of Disease Control in 2015. Yet as diagnoses, awareness and research grow, an entire group of affected individuals is neglected — girls.   Boys are almost three times more likely to be diagnosed with ADHD than gir...

The Garlick Press: Plants in the classroom

The Garlick Press: Plants in the classroom

By Kira Garlick

December 4, 2017


Filed under The Garlick Press

It is another day in the classroom, and I’m finding myself gazing through the window, only half-listening to the lesson I should be paying attention to. Why can’t we have class outside? I have thought about this many times, though the class doesn’t necessarily leave the room to get a good fill o...

Leone’s Chronicle: Feminists should be pro-gun

By Tanner Leone

November 29, 2017


Filed under Leone's Chronicle, Opinion

It’s basic biology for men to be physically stronger than women. Studies show that muscle mass in men is generally 40 percent more than the amount of muscle mass in women. Even well-trained female fighters fall defeated to untrained men solely due to larger muscle mass and larger size. Although female sel...

The Hart of the Matter: The Boyfriend Loophole

The Hart of the Matter: The Boyfriend Loophole

By Lily Hartenstein

November 29, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, The Hart of the matter

With a mass shooting occurring almost every day in America, it’s not a reach to say that gun control in this country is a hole-ridden disaster. One such pitfall has been coined the “Boyfriend Loophole,” a defect that has managed to increase the already paramount danger that comes with being a woman...

The Ripple Effect: The Zimbabwean media’s happily-ever-after?

The Ripple Effect: The Zimbabwean media’s happily-ever-after?

By Aishwarya Jayadeep

November 29, 2017


Filed under Opinion, The Ripple Effect

It’s like the prologue to a fairy tale. The man who had been involved in Zimbabwean politics since the country’s independence and been as polarizing in his nation as he’s been a symbol of liberation, President Robert Mugabe, has resigned after a series of head-scratching events. He fired his old...

The Denome’s Advocate: A picture speaks a thousand words less than a recording

By Thomas Denome

November 20, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, The Denome's Advocate

Last week, at a journalism convention in Dallas, I heard in a seminar that a picture speaks a thousand words, but a long article should not necessarily be associated with good writing. At some point over the weekend, I connected this in my head to the current situation with Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) and President...

The Ripple Effect: Flattery, foreign relations and forbidden shrimp

The Ripple Effect: Flattery, foreign relations and forbidden shrimp

By Aishwarya Jayadeep

November 15, 2017


Filed under Opinion, The Ripple Effect

Out of all the coverage of Donald Trump’s recent trip to Asia, I didn’t expect to read stories about the president eating something controversial. No, he didn’t reject a traditional meal cooked by another leader’s great-grandmother; rather, according to the BBC, he was served prawns from the...

(SATIRE) The Denome’s Advocate: Trump announces ambitious “America Seventh” plan

By Thomas Denome

November 13, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, The Denome's Advocate

President Trump officially erased any doubt that he was considering no longer putting America first when he unveiled his “America Seventh” Plan on Sunday. The move came only a day after Trump was criticized for supposedly believing the word of Russian President Vladimir Putin over that of American inte...

The Garlick Press: New food waste bins

The Garlick Press: New food waste bins

By Kira Garlick

November 8, 2017


Filed under Opinion, The Garlick Press

T he City of Sunnyvale has implemented a new way for homes to become more green; food recycling bins after approving the idea last fall. These new bins with bright yellow lids are for organic food waste, including banana peels, egg shells and seafood waste. This is taking a giant step toward ...

The Hart of the Matter: A woman’s word versus a man’s word

The Hart of the Matter: A woman’s word versus a man’s word

By Lily Hartenstein

November 8, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, The Hart of the matter

Thanks to victim blaming, rape culture and our society’s general distrust of women, taking down a man who has sexually abused someone is a nearly impossible feat. That is, if you’re a woman. Society values the word of a man significantly more than the word of a woman, an issue indicative of the sexi...

(Perspective) The Denome’s Advocate: How gun violence hurts us all

By Thomas Denome

November 6, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, The Denome's Advocate

By nature, I’m a funny person, or at least try to be one. Whenever I see a piece of news, my first thought is, “How can I make this hilarious?” And so, the hardest things for me to write about are tragedies, like the mass shooting America endured on Sunday. I’ll admit, I got really angry when I fi...

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