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The truth behind Twitter

Twitter is a social networking source, where users post and interact with public messages referred to as ‘tweets’. Users are able to post anything, as often as they want. Twitter…


Members of Polish and Glam at the Aug. 29, 2018 Involvement Fair in the quad. (Photo courtesy of Polish and Glam).

Polish and Glam debuts on the Hill

Polish and Glam is finally getting started on campus. Polish and Glam is an upcoming organization that made its first appearance this semester. Although the organization has yet to have…







The average American uses up to 100 gallons of water each day. Photo courtesy of Pixabay user Semevent.

Just turn off the tap

Drip, drip, drop. It was a quiet Saturday morning. I had just walked into the McDaniel Hall bathroom when I heard this noise. I may not have been fully awake…


Photo by Kyle Parks.

Adjusting to college life

Looking back on my first year of college, I wish that I hadn’t heard that “it’s the best four years of your life” so many times. It made me feel…


Damascus, Syria at night in 2011. Photo courtesy of James Filipi. Licensed under Creative Commons 2.0.

The case against intervention in Syria

All regimes pursue power, regardless of the type of government system they have. Whether it is a democratic republic like the United States, oligarchical Russia, or theocratic Saudi Arabia, in…


Photo by Christian Garruppo.

It’s time to help yourself

Losing a family member because of a battle with depression is something that I will never get over. My family will forever be effected emotionally, financially, and mentally as a…