A Dog's Purpose

A Dog’s Purpose – The Truth About The Controversy

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Based on the popular novel “A Dog’s Purpose” by Bruce Cameron, the big screen production was supposed to set the tone for “feel good” movies of 2017. Showing the true companionship of a dog and his owner, the movie showcased five decades of Ethan’s life as the dog is being reincarnated each time as the boy grows older.  The movie was set to release January 27 with many moviegoers excited for its arrival.

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Kaepernick’s Protest

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Written by Kielice Holsey – Derby

Although kaepernick says it was his constitutional right to protest, as it percieved is taken as a racial protest during the playing of the National Anthem. Eventhough it is his constitutional right, it could still alienate some of the military areas and law enforcement as well. Read More

Food For Thought – The Stigma Around Eating Disorders

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Written By: Darby VanHoutan

On Thursday, June 2nd, the world recognized the first World Eating Disorder Day of Action. There were great things happening when the day arrived all around the world. Celebrities chimed in, people made it relevant with hashtags, and thousands of individuals around the world didn’t eat, made themselves throw up, or binge eat due to an eating disorder. Read More

Is it ok if You’re African-American!?!

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Written by: Marquis Murphy

By now all of you have heard of the incident where Kentucky Wildcats basketball player Andrew Harrison used a racial slur and dropped the F-bomb. Oh, wait… all of you have not heard about this? You mean it’s not on every news outlet in the country? Are there no unity marches out of the basketball stadium like the Oklahoma Sooners football team after the SAE video? Are you like the rest of them that thinks it’s no big deal, it’s his culture perhaps? What if Kentucky won the game and Kaminsky would have said F*** that N*****. There would have been riots in the streets! I lived in Wisconsin, I know. Read More

Stop Bullying: Make a Change!

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Written by: Aileen Gonzalez of Life Prep Academy

I think teens don’t realize the impact that bullying has on people. I talk from experience. It’s one of the most painful things to go through! Someone constantly mocking your every move. It might not seem so bad, but then, the lies they tell you, such as “you’re ugly” or “you’re not worth living” start getting into your head. You suddenly believe it yourself. People say that we ought to just forget. Go to an adult. Walk away. Read More

New Year, New Me?

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If you have any form of social media, you have most likely seen the newest blurb, “New Year, New Me!” Is this really accurate, though? Because of it being a new year, do you change along with it? 2014 and 2015 were just a second apart, therefore you can’t really change that drastically within a “year”, can you?

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“Can I have a #6 hold the Marijuana”

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Did you here about the couple that went to McDonald’s and ordered two McDoubles and there was Marijuana on their burgers?  There are so many was we can go with this.  What, did the run out of lettuce and decided to replace it with WEED!  Or were they trying to keep true to the slogan, “We love to see you smile”?  What were they thinking; or did the weed they smoked completely kill their brain cells.

I don’t know, I am willing to beat that business was HIGH after the story broke.  What are some of the craziest things you have heard or witnessed at a fast food restaurant?