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The government needs our help

By Selvin Rodas

March 17, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Up for Debate

With the growing amount of terrorism in our country the government has been trying to get more and more involved in our lives in order to protect us because it is their job to keep the country safe. The government should be able ...

Campus Viewpoints: Digital Privacy

By Alba Mejia

March 11, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Kimberly Sanchez, 20, biology major: "We deserve our privacy and it's in the constitution. The government's already involved enough in our lives and it makes it even worse if they are involved with our phones as well. We need to have our own pr...

Campus viewpoints: FaceTime or face time?

By Lauren Liddle

March 5, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Up for Debate

The Union went around asking students if they prefer face-to-face contact or online contact when meeting people."In person, you can dig a little deeper and read that person's face. Not being able to see the person is a big th...

Meeting online is easier than real life

By Trent Ledford

March 5, 2016

Filed under Columns, Opinion

There are plenty of fish in the sea, but finding the right one may take some time, so millions of singles are turning to the internet for help. Meeting new friends, potential lovers or even knowing people with the same intere...

Relationships the old-fashioned way

By Madison Brady

March 5, 2016

Filed under Columns, Opinion

As easy as it is to swipe right on an attractive face on Tinder or to message someone on Facebook you normally wouldn’t approach, relationships are created and developed better in person. Attempting to meet a potential boy...

Excuse everyone or excuse no one

By Grant Hermanns

March 2, 2016

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Throughout our time as students in high school and college, we’ve all seen students get up to leave class for different reasons. They’re sick, they’re bored, they have a family emergency that needs handling. B...

Vegas is not love, Vegas is not life

By Phil Sidavong

March 2, 2016

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Many people have heard grandiose stories about great times and birthdays in Vegas.But let’s be honest, the phrase “What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas,” has to mean something else right? One reason that it c...

Do hashtag movements work?

By Lauren Liddle

March 1, 2016

Filed under Columns, Opinion

The 88th Oscars opened with Chris Rock's monologue about the controversy surrounding the lack of diversity in Hollywood.During the show, Rock touched on the pressure to quit his hosting job, how to increase black nominees by creating "black categor...

The wild west of the internet

By Jed Fernandez

February 29, 2016

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Communication is key in almost any relationship. Especially in the day and age we live in it's almost impossible not to stay connected. From cell phones, tablets, laptops and now even smart watches people are in constant communica...

Books or E-books?

By Madison Brady

February 25, 2016

Filed under Opinion

The Union went around asking students if they prefer books or e-books for their classes, here's what they said."E-book, I just think it would be better."-Tyrone Oragugzie, 24, film"Textbook. You can feel the actual pages, and i...

The age of the e-book has come

By Phil Sidavong

February 24, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Up for Debate

In college, unlike public high schools, students are most likely taking a different class with a different teacher who may have a different way of teaching compared to others.Buying a book that you use maybe twice a week is a was...

Old school is better than new school

By Jed Fernandez

February 24, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Up for Debate

There's nothing like reading a good old fashioned book. In an age where technology is everywhere, people cherish old relics of the past that are dying.As the world advances into the future, things are changing, from the way people pa...

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