Spring Break On A Budget

By Cara Young As March slowly creeps into view, students all over the nation eagerly await the weeklong holiday of lost responsibility known as Spring Break. Check out our Top 10 low-cost Spring Break ideas. Beach Day! Hitting the beach is one of the most traditional and iconic Spring Break activities. However, it isn’t easy making the trek down to Puerto Rico or the Bahamas … Continue reading Spring Break On A Budget

Siri’s Secret Surveillance

By Cassandra Lyles “Clearly it was a cover-up.” – Shane Dawson     From the flat Earth theory to the moon landing being staged, people have always been fascinated with conspiracies theories. We just love to speculate about something that may be hidden just beneath the surface of the “truth”. Shane Dawson’s new hour and 44-minute conspiracy theory video is a cluster of haunting conspiracy theories … Continue reading Siri’s Secret Surveillance

Title IX Revised

By C.R. Lyles Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has proposed new guidelines around sexual harassment that may make victims nightmare all too real. The current Title IX sexual harassment guidelines for students and faculty defines sexual harassment as “unwelcome conduct of a sexual nature. Sexual harassment can include unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal, nonverbal or physical conduct of a … Continue reading Title IX Revised

Audits, Appeals and Actions

By Cara Young Lone Star College is facing a $14 million dollar audit, and nobody is talking about it. It has been recently revealed that the Lone Star College System has distributed about 14 million dollars in aid improperly by providing funds to students who were graduates of high schools not eligible to receive funding.  They are now facing an audit from the Department of … Continue reading Audits, Appeals and Actions

The Masked Reality of Vape

By Aiman Patoli Vaping, the new face of nicotine, is hitting society’s youth hard and experts are trying to catch up. “[The vaping epidemic] is such a new phenomenon. We do not have adequate research to know what’s gonna happen in the long run,” Lone Star College-Kingwood Professor of Nursing Nickie Loftin said. “Things are starting to come up.” Vaping is one of the many … Continue reading The Masked Reality of Vape

Fantastic Isn’t the Word I’d Use

By Cara Young Disappointment blooms in the hearts of Hufflepuffs and Slytherins alike as the Fantastic Beast sequel hit theaters with an execution nearly devoid of the light we have come to expect from the Harry Potter series. Despite the past success of writer-director pairing, J.K. Rowling and David Yates seem to have hit a wall with creating a franchise out of Newt Scamander and … Continue reading Fantastic Isn’t the Word I’d Use