All sports should be marketed toward an equal audience

Growing up, I always thought it would be enjoyable to play football. My older brother was super into it, and being the only boy, he resorted to always asking his little sister (me) to throw the football with him in the front yard. I really enjoyed it, especially if he threw one that I had … More All sports should be marketed toward an equal audience

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Defending against un-sportsmanlike conduct

Actions speak louder than words. This is true in all aspects of life, especially when playing sports. Sportsmanship is the fair behavior or treatment of others during sporting events. Players aren’t the only ones who must partake in good sportsmanship; fans and coaches should too. “[Poor sportsmanship] makes everyone look bad. It depends on the … More Defending against un-sportsmanlike conduct

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Gratitude journals: Giving thanks can improve your attitude

People invest countless amounts of time searching for ways to improve the quality of their lives and to be happier.  There are countless articles, books, and even classes that offer means of creating your own happier life, but it can be difficult to tell which methods are really tried and true, and which simply work … More Gratitude journals: Giving thanks can improve your attitude

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How to: Choosing a college roommate doesn’t have to be stressful

The shift between high school life and college life comes with a plethora of changes. For some students, this may include moving out of their homes and into a dorm, and may include living in close quarters with a roommate. It can seem daunting to have to determine the qualities needed in a roommate to … More How to: Choosing a college roommate doesn’t have to be stressful

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Movie Review: Just Mercy grips viewers from start to finish

Based off his nonfiction account Just Mercy, by Bryan Stevenson, the film version of the same name follows Stevenson as he takes on various death row inmate cases in the early years of his law career. The most prominent of these cases is the case of Walter McMillian, who was wrongly accused of brutally murdering … More Movie Review: Just Mercy grips viewers from start to finish

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Combating mob mentality: A human epidemic

At its root, the familiar phrase, “You are who you surround yourself with,” is often taught to children and encompasses a much larger social issue that has forever plagued humanity: mob mentality. Mob mentality, also referred to as “herd mentality,” is a psychological occurrence in which an individual “deindividuates” and adapts behavioral practices and thought … More Combating mob mentality: A human epidemic

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One word: An alternative to traditional new year’s resolutions

Whenever a new year begins, many take that opportunity to make a fresh start for themselves.  They set lofty goals for themselves to accomplish throughout the year, starting off with high hopes, only to begin to forget about the goal by mid-January.  By the time July rolls around, they can’t even remember the resolution this … More One word: An alternative to traditional new year’s resolutions

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