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Up for Debate: Vegan nation

By Trayvis Peters

May 5, 2014

Filed under Opinion, Up for Debate

There are three good reasons to have a vegan diet rather than an animal-based diet. First, vegans make less of a negative impact on the Earth. Second, vegans have better health. And third, vegans do not kill or cause pain to animals....

Up for Debate: The media is giving this story the sensitivity it deserves

April 22, 2014

Filed under Opinion, Up for Debate

239 people were on Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, and now friends and families of the people are waiting to reconfirm the harsh reality that the plane has no survivors. The media wouldn't withhold information about this tragic...

Up for Debate: Denial sensationalized (eh…)

By Rachel Oatridge

April 22, 2014

Filed under Opinion, Up for Debate

International tragedies like the March 8th disappearance of flight MH370 deserve a solemn pause in our affairs. However, instead of a silent respite for MH370 our frenzied media and its throngs of disciples rushed to consum...

Up for Debate: The media is all for show and little for support

By Russell Lewis

March 9, 2014

Filed under Opinion, Up for Debate

While press is always better than no press, the media is simply spotlighting the LGBT community to benefit certain individuals. Most recently Jason Collins made history becoming the first openly gay NBA player. When considering which athlet...

Up for Debate: The media helps spread the message

By Sophia Mootoo

March 5, 2014

Filed under Opinion, Up for Debate

Support is always needed to make the person have a sense of belonging in society, and the media giving attention to gay athletes is contributing to the success of LGBT social acceptance. Homosexuals are the majority, and the L...

Up for Debate: Part time (with a job)

By Cynnamon Baker

February 21, 2014

Filed under Opinion, Up for Debate

Just like full time students, part time students have to keep up their academics along with handling work outside of school. But part time students don't have the luxury of being full time without a job; the majority of students...

Up for Debate: Full time is the way to go

By Sam Tedla

February 21, 2014

Filed under Opinion, Up for Debate

Class lectures, assignments, study for exams, reading the textbook for the next class. Now imagine trying to tie in the extra time and responsibilities it takes when you have job. When your a full-time student it gives you...

Up for Debate: Traditional is the way to go

February 12, 2014

Filed under Opinion, Up for Debate

Valentine's Day about that one lucky person special enough to be shot by Cupid's Arrow. It' s unlike any holiday because you chose this one person to express your love and gratitude for them, so naturally they deserve toreceive...

Up for Debate: Traditional vs. technology

February 11, 2014

Filed under Opinion, Up for Debate

For those looking for a Valentine's Day gift to give your loved one this year, a technological gift can be a good alternative to the ol' candy and flowers. Electronics such as smart phones and tablets will last the user a lot...

Are students informed about politics that affect EC? No

By Monique Judge, Staff Writer

October 11, 2012

Filed under Opinion, Up for Debate

Students of today are not as informed as they should be about issues that affect them politically. There are a number of upcoming measures on the ballot that will have a direct impact on students, but so many are so tuned into...

Up For Debate

November 13, 2011

Filed under Opinion, Up for Debate

Up For Debate “Can students live without their digital devices?” Argument: Yes   College students these days are constantly on the move.  To keep up with their busy, bustling life styles, these students...

Up for Debate: Should e-readers replace textbooks? No

By Matthew Simon, Sports Editor

September 14, 2011

Filed under Opinion, Up for Debate

Since 1450, when Johannes Gutenberg created the printing press, books have been a part of daily life. It is easily the most used invention ever along with the car, television and the radio. Therefore, there are several reasons...

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