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Taste of Fall

Pumpkin spice is the best fall flavor

Iman Alrashid , Staff Writer October 12, 2021

Fall is my favorite season ever because of the weather, the views, and absolutely the food. There are many fall flavors, but my favorite is pumpkin spice.   Fall is the most beautiful season in...

Photo of a subtitled version of Demon Slayer on a laptop.

Watching subtitles is the way to go

Kaleia Lawrence, Editor in Chief October 12, 2021

There’s one question that divides foreign film watchers like no other and that is “Do you watch sub or dub?” This often gets met with immediate defensiveness and righteous anger. Of course, everyone...

Futons: A staple of the college lifestyle

Taleise Lawrence, Staff Writer October 12, 2021

As a college student, I’ve spent many nights sleeping on a futon. Sometimes I passed out in the middle of late night homework sessions, other times my roommate kicked me out of our room. I’ve offered...

Who wins the sweet battle between Skittles and M&Ms?

Kaleia Lawrence, Editor in Chief October 12, 2021

You can’t compare apples and oranges. But it’s time to compare something even more controversial: M&M’s and Skittles. Shocking, I know, but someone has to do it.   These sweet snacks...

Illustration of a bag with groceries.

International sensibilities in stores

Spencer Wakefield, Staff Writer September 29, 2021

If Germans are one thing, they are efficient. Whether that manifests in becoming an industrial powerhouse or a sleek grocery shopping experience, Deutschland strives to make everything a science. Aldi,...

Illustration depicting a painters pallet on the mind of Bob Ross.

Bob Ross inspired ‘The Joy of Painting’

Paige Zezulka, Managing Editor September 29, 2021

When I was a kid, I remember getting so excited when Bob Ross came on the television. Looking back at it now, I think about all the cartoons I could’ve been watching at the time, so why Bob Ross? Why...

Failing can help with self-development

Robert O’Hara , Staff Writer September 29, 2021

We struggle to find happiness in our lives. This haunts us, destroys us, and makes our judgements imbalanced. This offset leads to bad judgments and denial in our lives.  Unfortunately, life isn’t...

Madison College has face coverings available at its entryways as a way to help visitors abide by the colleges mask mandate.

Masks may not be perfect, but they’re one more layer of protection

Adeline Holte , Staff Writer September 29, 2021

It has become a new norm for most of us, walking out of our houses, into stores, onto trains and buses, to throw a mask on. During the beginning of the pandemic, this seemed like a practical precaution...

Madison College offers a diverse environment for students.

Private university vs. community college

Taleise Lawrence, Staff Writer September 14, 2021

This is my first year at Madison College. So far, I’ve loved it. Before coming here, I was attending a private, Catholic four-year college. There are understandably many differences between the two....

Afghanistan: the war that would not end

Eimy Gonzalez, Assistant Editor September 14, 2021

As we may all be well aware, U.S. military troops were ordered to completely withdraw from Afghanistan. President Joe Biden gave this controversial order with hopes to end the longest war the United States...

Protestors are wrong on critical race theory

Spencer Wakefield, Staff Writer September 14, 2021

In many places across the United States stating the fact that the U.S. was built on the backs of slaves, that black and brown people were and are still oppressed, and that we are denizens of a deeply and...

Astrology can be fun for everyone

Taleise Lawrence, Staff Writer September 14, 2021

Astrology is fun to do with friends. It can bring people closer together by spending time figuring out what their sign is and what that even means. When I first learned about astrology, my cousin spent...

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