The Epitaph

The incurable disease of senioritis

By Tanner Leone

May 2, 2018


Filed under From My P.O.V., Lifestyles, Tanner Leone

T here reaches a point in every teen’s life when one realizes their high school is ending. This is called senioritis, and it might as well be an actual, clinical disease. The early symptoms seem normal. Hitting the submit button on the last college application and beginning to hear back from sc...

Leone’s Chronicle: The feud between religious rights and the LGBT community

By Tanner Leone

January 8, 2018


Filed under Leone's Chronicle, Opinion, Showcase, Tanner Leone

The Supreme Court began hearing the arguments for the case Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission on Dec. 5. The lawsuit began after Jack Phillips, a devout Christian, declined to create a wedding cake for a gay couple, David Mullins and Charlie Craig.  He offered to sell the couple any other p...

Leone’s Chronicle: Just say Merry Christmas

By Tanner Leone

December 9, 2017


Filed under Leone's Chronicle, Opinion, Tanner Leone

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!” ...

Leone’s Chronicle: Feminists should be pro-gun

By Tanner Leone

November 29, 2017


Filed under Leone's Chronicle, Opinion, Tanner Leone

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...

Leone’s Chronicle: The extremism we don’t talk about

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By Tanner Leone, 1520411308:2

October 13, 2017


Filed under Antithetic Rhetoric, Leone's Chronicle, Opinion, Tanner Leone

I remember hearing about the Charlottesville protests long before it happened. I made sure I remembered the dates so that I could watched a livestream of the protest from a local Charlottesville news organization, not because I agreed with the protesters at all, but to see what was going on there. I was, of co...

Banned Book Week on Campus

Banned Book Week on Campus

By Tanner Leone

September 29, 2017


Filed under News, Tanner Leone

The week of Sep. 24 is National Banned Book week according to the American Library Association. The objective of the week is to celebrate the reading of books which have been challenged both in the past, and in modern times. Most libraries celebrate this week by putting up large public displays. Howe...

Leone’s Chronicle: The decay of the freedom of speech

By Tanner Leone

September 29, 2017


Filed under Antithetic Rhetoric, Leone's Chronicle, Opinion, Tanner Leone

What happened to the freedom to express ourselves? Freedom of expression is a natural right. Article 19 of the UN Declaration of Human Rights states “Everyone has the right to freedom of opinion and expression.” We as humans are born with the ability to express ourselves. This ability is not gran...