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NFL headed in downward spiral

The NFL is cracking down on the safety of the players, but what are they doing for the safety of the people? Fans can argue all they want about how the game is being ruined by the referees, or how the league is rigged, but at the end of the day the league’s biggest problem […]

Sing song is about having a good time

Sing song is just a week away, and people are going to get overly competitive as usual. We all seem to get a little edgy because of the lack of sleep and inter-club/inter-class rivalry. Most people are guilty of getting too into the annual event, and if they say they don’t, then they’re lying. Although […]

How Cam Newton blew his post game interview

Cam Newton walked out of his Super Bowl post game press conference. No matter what the reasons were, he walked out. Twenty four hours before, he had been named the NFL’s Most Valuable Player and regarded as the face of the league. For him to achieve so much in one season and then to conduct himself […]

Why we should take advantage of the cultural awareness requirement?

Why should we care about other cultures? Simple, we live in a diverse world. We can’t run away from culture. ACU alone has over 50 nations represented on campus. Undergraduates are required to take either six hours of a foreign language or cultural awareness classes. This is a smart course to take advantage of, yet […]

We should all be like Beyonce

Beyoncé took over the Super Bowl this year by releasing a music video debuting her new single Formation the day before the big event setting a great example of what we should all be doing: advocating for those others. The video features the singer in post-Katrina Louisiana embracing her “Texas-Bama” roots and speaking on empowerment along […]

Attention all coffee addicts

For the past several years, there has been a rise in studies done on caffeine, or the dark and bold, magical drink that college students thrive on… coffee. It is the answer to a late night of studying for a test and the essential for powering through a 10-paged paper that is due the next day. […]

ACU lands best recruiting of Collums’ era

ACU football finished national signing day landing 20 prospects including eight players ranked fairly high on the recruiting database, 247sports.com. Eight of the players were given a two-star rating or higher meaning they are usually on Div. I Football Bowl Subdivision rosters. This class represents ACU’s full movement from Div. II to Football Championship Subdivision. They ranked sixth […]

Why all students should use a daily planner

  Assignment due dates, exams, major research papers, coffee dates, girlfriend/boyfriend dates, sporting events, work schedules… the list goes on of things college students forget about because they don’t keep with up a daily planner. However, if college students use a daily planner, they are able to meet all of these needs and live up […]

Grandmas prove worst offenders on Facebook

Young adults get a bad rap. They’re often the go-to when it comes to an age group that post the most inappropriate and pointless content on social media. But they certainly aren’t the only ones and they may not even be the worst offenders. That title belongs to grandma who thinks she needs to post her […]

College students and stress

  Suzie is having a hard time sleeping. Her brain keeps running through what she has to do the next day, making her worry if she’s gotten all of her homework done. Suzie drags herself to class and makes herself pay attention, but she zones out by accident. After Chapel, she’s in the library studying […]

Blogging isn’t ruining journalistic professionalism

Blogging seems to be picking up more ground in the world of journalism, leaving some journalists to think they are becoming outdated. However, since journalism moved online, people began writing through blogs more often than print. A place where breaking news and quick internet blurbs reign. They write breaking news stories and prefer quantity over […]

Class Column: Primary madness

[DON’T START A SENTENCE WITH A NUMERAL IF YOU CAN AVOID IT — IT HAS TO BE SPELLED OUT] Two hundred forty-eight days. That’s how long until Election Day 2016. In 248 days the madness of the 2016 elections will conclude, marking the end of what will be one of our most bizarre elections yet. For better […]

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