Go with the flow, when life gives you lemons, carpe diem, and all of that.
OPINION: Graduating college in four years is not likely for most students. Driven by their own monetary gain from students, universities prevent students from living up to this time-limited expectation.
OPINION: Graduation may bring feelings of angst and a seemingly unquenchable thirst for success. The most important advice for Lumberjacks to remember is to have patience and keep on working.
OPINION: To graduate from an Ivy League school is something most scholars strive for. But, why are they considered so great? The idea of these schools being the best compared to any other school is outrageous and a form of elitism.
OPINION: Through social media and marketing strategies, the holidays are approaching too quickly. It’s overwhelming for consumers and adds to the already-stressful holiday season.
The ACT is a standard measure of college admission across the United States — but it isn't a fair assessment of a student's intelligence. It is a fair assessment of whether they had access to resources to help them succeed.
OPINION: President Joe Biden’s Build Back Better, part of which acts on climate change, could have an enormous impact. Sens. Manchin and Sinema are stopping us from getting there.
OPINION: The investigation into Facebook has revealed a lot about the power social media has over all who own some form of it. For matters to change for the better, we must decide not to give it that power.
OPINION: Arizona public schools completely miss the mark on sex education and set students up for an unsafe and risky sex life. STI and STD rates rise among college students, presumably for the newfound freedom and lack of education.
OPINION: Those who participate in protests put their lives at risk by fighting against corporations and militarized police who take lives with the pull of a trigger. Activists are champions of society who deserve acknowledgment and admiration.
OPINION: Men bar women from genuinely enjoying comics and movies about women superheroes. Women are less prominent in the film industry as is, it's OK to keep them from the one thing they want to see: representation.
OPINION: Throughout an immensely complex pandemic, commercial airline pilots have guaranteed delivery of people and cargo alike. Without their help, who knows where society would be.
OPINION: As one of the most consumed mediums of art, music affects people massively. Although songs may not necessarily stand between life and death, they can take on an influential role in keeping spirits alive.
OPINION: Social media influencers often have more power than traditional celebrities, and this power tends to be abused as they promote unattainable beauty standards and unrealistic lifestyles. People should be wary of who they deem role models, even if they are “relatable.”
The student lunch debt crisis in Arizona is ongoing and concerning. In Flagstaff, the school district (@FlagstaffUSD1) has taken steps to ensure families will not have to worry about a school lunch debt in the 2021-22 school year.
American women’s reproductive rights are being stripped away to an appalling extent. In an infinite number of cases, Britney Spears is just one example of a woman being denied control of her body.
OPINION: Undoubtedly, Dave Chappelle is revered as a stand-up comedy legend. However, his transphobic comments in "The Closer," his new Netflix special, are abhorrent and embody the antithesis of comedic.
OPINION: Dave Chappelle's newest comedy special, and his remarks on the transgender community, stirred controversy. Those who are offended called for his removal from Netflix, leaving room for another freedom of speech debate before the year ends.
OPINION: @Squishmallows, the stuffed animals whose popularity skyrocketed during the pandemic have brought comfort to many. However, price gouging when reselling them is common, leading to these cuddly creatures being shrouded in controversy.
I’m doing my best to shake off insecurities and feelings of imposter syndrome and just go for it; in the best case scenario, it works out for me. In the worst case scenario, I learned.
OPINION: White veganism isn't all that it's chalked up to be. It's apparent that the only concern white vegans have has to do with climate change, despite the plethora of issues that People of Color deal with for them to eat exclusively plant-based diets.