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Patriot Act unleashes weapons of mass comedy

Patriot Act unleashes weapons of mass comedy

Kathryn McAuliffe, Staff Writer

March 1, 2019


Filed under A&E, Television

Satirical, laugh-inducing and informative: three words that describe Hasan Minhaj’s “Patriot Act,” Netflix’s new late-night news comedy. Minhaj brings a hysterical, somewhat explicit and understandable take on current events and global issues. “Patriot Act” is the first of its kind for Netf...

Sophomore Kathryn McAuliffe spreads power to peers through accessible knowledge

Sophomore Kathryn McAuliffe spreads power to peers through accessible knowledge

Brinda Ambal, Staff Writer

January 18, 2019


Filed under Features

Passion for social justice and current events led sophomore Kathryn McAuliffe to write articles for Balance the Ballot, an Instagram account run by students, for students. “I really liked their message about how they wanted to educate students, particularly on topics of current events, in 100 words or les...

Social studies teacher Kristen Collins wins ‘Teacher of the Year’

Social studies teacher Kristen Collins wins ‘Teacher of the Year’

Katie Spillman, Staff Writer

December 3, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

On Friday, Dec. 1, social studies teacher Kristen Collins won teacher of the year, an award that is annually voted on by the entire staff. “It is a huge honor to be recognized by your colleagues. Knowing who has won this in the past and that I have been placed alongside people I look up to and...

Dakota Access Pipeline remains on hold

Dakota Access Pipeline remains on hold

Bridget Noonan, Staff Writer

December 13, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, News, Showcase

Protesters are battling the Dakota Access Pipeline project to keep the 1,172 mile long pipeline from crossing under the Missouri River.  Controversy arose after its approval January 2015. The pipeline will transport light crude oil from North Dakota into South Dakota, Iowa and Illinois. “I...

Understanding Indiana’s “Religious Freedom Restoration” bill

Understanding Indiana’s “Religious Freedom Restoration” bill

Emily Dickson, Staff Writer

April 14, 2015


Filed under News

In the past few weeks alone, Apple has pulled out of the Big Data conference scheduled for the end of April in Indiana, the NCAA Mid-American Conference has announced a boycott all events and championships in Indiana, and many celebrities are cancelling performances in Indiana, all whilst tweeting profusely...

VST Students Tackle Winter Transportation

VST Students Tackle Winter Transportation

Betsy Wait, Staff Writer

January 26, 2015


Filed under News, Showcase

Sub-freezing temperatures, icy roads, traffic jams and waiting in the dark are all daily struggles that stand in the way of receiving an education for the 78 voluntary student transfers (VST). “It’s crazy, when I wait for the bus the temperature is usually at least in the 20’s and it’s always...

TSA Pot Policy: letting passengers fly high

TSA Pot Policy: letting passengers fly high

Kayla Everett, Staff Writer

October 10, 2013


Filed under News

A loophole in Transportation Safety Agency (TSA) policy allows some passengers to travel while possessing marijuana. This comes in light of several changes regarding the legality of the drug in 20 states, causing struggles within the agency to produce a concise policy regarding marijuana. While the...

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