Larry Nassar Answers for His Hundreds of Sexual Abuse Accusations

Jacey Mismash, Staff Writer

February 16, 2018


Filed under Commentary

For decades, Larry Nassar was a world renowned physician, known mainly for his work with gymnasts. For twenty five years, Nassar worked on the medical staff for USA Gymnastics team, even travelling with the team to countries all over the world for the Olympics. But Nassar’s twenty five years of supposed glory were twenty five years of horror for the young female patients he worked with.

Today’s Press is Flooded by Negative Headlines, and It’s Our Own Fault

Emily Esser, Staff Writer

February 16, 2018


Filed under Commentary, Top Stories

The opening line of the chorus of “Good News” by Ocean park Standoff is: “I need some good news, baby, ‘cause all the world’s gone crazy.” Unfortunately, this reflects all too accurately what’s being reported in today’s times.

Robots are Getting More Advanced — and Much More Dangerous

Robots are Getting More Advanced — and Much More Dangerous

Tommy Pratt, Staff Writer

December 21, 2017


Filed under Commentary

In October of this year, Saudi Arabia awarded citizenship to a humanoid robot named Sophia, created by the Hong Kong-based company Hanson Robotics. It is the first robot to have ever been awarded a legal citizenship. This is a dangerously large step in advancing robots to the status of humans. Sophia does not deserve our respect as a human—or any other living thing—because, though it accomplishes the task of seeming human incredibly well, it is not one.

Exploitative Economic’s Emergence Exposed in E-Game Industry

Exploitative Economic’s Emergence Exposed in E-Game Industry

Bryan Grady, Staff Writer

December 21, 2017


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Video games are a popular art medium around the world, played by millions of people, in one form or another, every day. They’re also an extremely profitable industry, with total revenue in the US alone totalling 23.5 billion in 2015. At this point, it’s frequently more profitable than movies, music, and other products.

Our Need for Net Neutrality: Is Democracy Threatened?

Our Need for Net Neutrality: Is Democracy Threatened?

Will Nicolay, Staff Writer

December 21, 2017


Filed under Commentary

The year is 2025, and you’d like to watch some YouTube on your desktop. You bought a pretty good internet access package from Comcast, so the use of Google subsidiaries is included in the contract, but you don’t like that the monthly bill is so expensive. Sometimes you wish you could use Netflix again on this package, but, like they did in 2014, Comcast throttled its speed down when Netflix refused to pay premiums. It’d be nice to catch up with those awesome Netflix original series, but you guess it’s okay, you’ve still got Hulu. For now.

“You’ve got Game, Old Sport,” But What Makes a Sport Truly a Game?

Tommy Pratt, Staff Writer

November 27, 2017


Filed under Commentary

The number of sports that continue to thrive today is exceedingly small compared to the number of sports that have ever been played. There are 34 sports in the Summer Olympics and fifteen sports in the Winter Olympics.This is essentially the sum total of all significant sports that are still alive and growing today, save for American football, cricket, lacrosse, auto racing, and squash, which are too regionally specific to be included in the Olympics.

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