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Why Net Neutrality Needs to be Saved

On Nov. 21, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai revealed plans to repeal net neutrality in the United States, causing much outrage and political backlash. The FCC is expected to vote on the repeal Dec. 14, with an anticipated 3-2 vote in favor of the repeal. However, while this story has dominated headlines… Continue reading Why Net Neutrality Needs to be Saved

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Destroying Future Careers, One “Like” at a Tim

Today, 81 percent of Americans have a social media account in 2017, according to Statista. This statistic is including, but not limited to Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn. These are all components that contribute to being “socially active” in society today. Most people now create their social media accounts as young children and keep them… Continue reading Destroying Future Careers, One “Like” at a Tim

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The Faults of the Two-Party System

America is More Colorful Than Red and Blue Observing how your parents vote and speak about candidates is very influential. As an adult, it is easy to find yourself affiliated with the same party as your parents. Becoming more interested in politics and social issues is a common part of growing up, and with that… Continue reading The Faults of the Two-Party System

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Are Students Prepared for Life?

The mentality of “I’ll never use this,” and the idea that general education or liberal arts studies are not useful are both wrong. They have intrinsic value, and people should know at least something about them. Aside from that, they also offer practice of honing soft skills, such as creative problem solving, analysis, and critical… Continue reading Are Students Prepared for Life?

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The Top 10 Mistakes College Students Make

Going to college is both a fun and smart choice for youth to make in their life. However, with this choice comes new experiences as well as new mistakes to potentially make. These mistakes can make the “fun” view of college turn into frustration or even a total nightmare for some students. So, to help… Continue reading The Top 10 Mistakes College Students Make

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Do You Have the Right to Repair Your Appliances?

Anyone who has broken an electronic device and brought it to a repair shop may have encountered the phrase “This may void your warranty.” Some companies state in their policies that outside repair shops are not licensed to fix their electronics. An example of a company that has a policy such as this is Apple.… Continue reading Do You Have the Right to Repair Your Appliances?

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The Three Best and Three Worst Moments of Being a Sales Associate

Special to Lions' Pride By:  Cedric Blatch Here’s a glimpse of what it is like to work in retail courtesy of your friendly neighborhood sales associate. It’s imperative that others (and specifically customers) finally understand the feelings of a sales associate; for those who have worked in retail, get those likes ready. As for those… Continue reading The Three Best and Three Worst Moments of Being a Sales Associate

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The Importance of Fine Arts Education

Fine arts education is dwindling in American primary and secondary schools. According to the Center for Online Education, 25% of public high schools have completely rid of education of the fine arts. The pulling of arts classes and programs in schools is a shortsighted disaster. These courses are crucial and just as important as, if… Continue reading The Importance of Fine Arts Education

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STEAM Power

“We’re scientists!” my high school art teacher would say when he taught the chemical formula for clay. It’s no secret that science impacts art. From innovations like plastic tubes to preserve paint, to printing presses, to computers capable of sound mixing and animation, scientific advancements continue to give artists of all mediums more options and… Continue reading STEAM Power