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Fixing Taxation in Our Nation

Evan Mortimer, Editor-in-chief

March 25, 2017

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An old idiom dictates that the only two certainties in life are death and taxes. This phrase, while a bit morbid, is not far from the mark. If these are the only two certainties in life, it makes sense that humanity should work...

Does Attending a More Prestigious College Increase Your Paycheck?

Samantha Marin, Features Editor

March 21, 2017

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The wall of pictures of seniors telling where they are going to college grows everyday. Many underclassman gaze in awe at the sheer variety of schools chosen, wondering, “where will I end up?” In today’s competitive market...

Chance the Rapper

Charlie Skutt, Staff Writer

February 27, 2017

Filed under Features

“I don’t make songs for free, I make them for freedom // Don’t believe in kings, believe in the kingdom,” says Chance the Rapper on the song “Blessings.” The song is featured on his newest project, Coloring Book. ...

Impact of the Trump Administration’s Environmental Policy

Samantha Marin, Features Editor

January 11, 2017

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A group of likely-frostbitten protesters in makeshift tents in North Dakota are wondering the same thing that the local business tycoon is: what does the Trump administration mean for environmental issues? President-elect Don...

Are Students Addicted To Starbucks?

Noelle Pelzer, Staff Writer

October 6, 2016

Filed under Features

With so many students arriving to school every day with Starbucks drinks, it’s no surprise a new Starbucks is opening on South Main Street on Tuesday September 23, making it Blacksburg’s fourth. Starbucks started out in 1971 a...

New School Year, New Me?

New School Year, New Me?

September 22, 2016

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