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I got the digital cash

April 14, 2016

Social media helps us with self-esteem

By Tayler Dahm

April 8, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Up for Debate

Over the years social media has grown to be one of the most popular forms of communication, especially for young adults and teenagers. Whether it's Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Snapchat or something else, people use social me...

There’s no ‘pro’ in profile

By Roy Garza

April 8, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Up for Debate

There's this one thing I always notice while on social media, but seldom will I act on it. It's a weird combination of self-doubt and jelousy, and believe me, It doesn't feel good at all. Social media sites leave myself and thous...

NCAA student athletes are more than compensated for their time on and off the field

By Jed Fernandez

March 23, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Up for Debate

As the annual National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) men's basketball "March Madness" tournament is winding down, the topic of students athletes getting paid also resurfaces. I personally believe that these students ...

Exploitation at its finest; the NCAA needs to offer more for student athletes

By Phil Sidavong

March 23, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Up for Debate

College sports are just another pass time for fans to enjoy when they aren't watching professional sports, especially in the case of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) football and basketball.But, unlike the profe...

Defending our natural born rights

By Lauren Liddle

March 17, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Up for Debate

Rain or shine, the government can never cease giving the people their rights to privacy, speech and so much more.Major tech company Apple and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) are still fighting over trying to unlock th...

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: 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...

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...

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