The Net Neutrality Debate

In 2015, the Federal Communications Commission voted for net neutrality under the Obama administration. Net neutrality is the idea of a free and open internet, and without it, internet service providers (ISPs) could limit one’s access to information, making it more expensive to use the internet and making it harder to access some sites. Net neutrality…

A Pessimist’s Guide to: Black Friday Shopping

Sharp elbows, sweaty bodies, and a ringing in your ears that comes from an insane adrenaline rush. Sound familiar? Well, if you are anything like me, you instantly know what I am talking about: Black Friday. The craziest, yet most anticipated time of the year where your whole holiday wish list can be yours…possibly at…

Weekly News

  The middle east isn’t having a typical Sunday at all.  An earthquake killing over 100 people, and injuring over 1,000 people occurred Sunday.  It had a magnitude of 7.3 near the Iraq-Iran border, in the Iraqi city of Halabja.  The Meteorological Organization in Iraq issued a warning on the Iraqi State TV.  This warning…

Who skips Thanksgiving?

‘Tis the season to be merry.  Or very bitter about people forgetting Thanksgiving. People all over social media are always in an uproar this time of the year because they claim a large part of the population “skips Thanksgiving”. 96.1 has already started with the Christmas tunes, and retail stores all over have followed suit.…

Thankful for Friends

Thanksgiving in college is often a time to pack up your bags and head home for the week. You spend time with your family and overindulge in turkey and pie. However, Thanksgiving is about more than just being thankful for a week off school, seeing your pets, having mom do your laundry, and having a…

Weekly News: Texas Church Shooting

A gunman opened fire on a church in Sutherland Springs, TX killing 26 people. One of the victims included the pastors 14 year old daughter. The shooter, identified as Devin Kelley, showed up to the church in tactical gear and was armed with an assault rifle. The police found Kelley dead in his vehicle following…

Registration is approaching! Are you ready?

Registration is next week! Are you ready? This can be a dreaded period of time for some students, but remember we ALL have to go through it. Take a deep breath and remember: we go to a small school, if you get waitlisted, professors will most likely let you in!  Here are some tips on…