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Opinion

Six lessons learned from a graduating senior

This, my friends, is the golden ticket to success. You must try if you want to be taken seriously. Trying means showing up to class, completing your homework, making an effort at your job and constantly bettering yourself.

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Opinion

Steps for crushing finals week

This last week before deadlines can be your most productive week of school, and you might even get through it comfortably if you follow these tips to heart (well, at least more comfortably).

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Editorial
Opinion

Senate, the buck stops here

Some may claim that because they are a student government organization we shouldn’t go as hard on them, but the reality is this: if someone is tasked with spending public funds, whether it’s $10 or $10,000, they need to be held accountable to the same standards we hold elected officials to.

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Opinion

From the editor’s desk: it’s worth the work

oday I’m still a little scared about the future, but I am much more assured than I was five years ago. I have the kind of self-confidence that only comes with time, and although I’ve had moments where all I do is cry and pray for a better day, it’s been much smoother sailing lately. That being said, as I approach my final hurrah, I have a bit of advice for those who are just beginning their college career.

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Opinion

Don’t let over thinking over take you

I have always been a very timid person. I do not like large crowds, I hate loud places and I tend to over think every social situation.  Over thinking and anxiety take over my mind quite often. Maybe I said something wrong? What if that’s not what someone wanted? I guess I just should have […]

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Opinion

Find happiness in all of life’s changes

Though winter will never possess the vibrant colors of autumn nor the warmth of summer, the key to happiness is learning to find beauty in every season.

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Opinion
Reviews

The Eagle Reviews: “Highwaymen” shows flip side of American crime

Viewers both young and old can find common ground in Netflix’s original movie “The Highwaymen”, a drama that follows ex-Texas Rangers Frank Hamer and Maney Gault in their mission to take down the legendary Bonnie and Clyde.

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Columns
Opinion

On the bright side: The shocking statistics about sexual assault

Another shocking number from the same site is that  only 20 percent of female students who are sexually assaulted report the incident to law enforcement. That means 80 percent of students who experience sexual violence do not report it.

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Columns
Opinion

Getting sleep can be easy with discipline

But having an alarm go off every ten minutes can be detrimental to your sleep quality and your alertness through the rest of the day. Rafael Pelayo, MD, a sleep specialist at the Stanford University Sleep Medicine Center bares the truth of why snoozing is bad for us. 

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Culture Corner
Opinion

Indulge in the city’s cuisines

To backtrack a bit, we split the 16-hour drive to Cardinals country into two days, staying in Lincoln the first night. We chose AmuManu Ramen Bar as our first pick. I had never been to a ramen-specific restaurant, so I was glad we picked a place that I hadn’t visited. I ordered the garlic shoyu, a bowl with chicken, mushroom, egg, cabbage, ginger, chicken soy broth and, of course, ramen. The garlic came in the form of mayu, a black garlic oil a hint of sesame. The combination was heavenly.

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