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Apps for objects give tech more attention

Apps for objects give tech more attention

As the iPhone 6 is set to be released later this fall, it’s almost impossible not to think of all the cool apps and features that will come with it to make this phone the center of all attention. With every technological advance that is made in the smartphone industry, it seems the phone gains […]

Personal opinion shouldn’t deny anyone equality of rights

By Dylan Bradley/editor-in-chief Society cannot allow personal beliefs or opinions to foster public policy that destroys equal rights. Social issues such as gay marriage, abortion and the legalization of marijuana have been worked into public policy and onto the legislative floor for decades. Debate is the healthy result of differing points of view and beliefs […]

Women shouldn’t pay price for private photos

By Tabitha Redder/managing editor The Internet reminded users recently that privacy is a pleasure not equally granted to everyone. Hackers managed to steal intimate photos from iCloud accounts belonging to celebrities such as Kate Upton, Jennifer Lawrence and Victoria Justice among others on Aug. 31.  This is a crime in itself but also an extreme […]

VIEWPOINT – Punishment on drug usage by athletes lacks consistency

by Ashley Wood/south news editor Doping in sports has been an ongoing fight since the early 20th century while human growth hormones have become a recent battle. Since those early years, the fight against performance-enhancing drugs has brought stricter punishments including fines and suspensions. If HGH is such a problem, then why is Major League […]

EDITORIAL – Loan policy changes are long overdue

EDITORIAL – Loan policy changes are long overdue

College isn’t free. It’s expensive, and the price tag is steadily climbing. It’s so expensive, in fact, that over 12 million U.S. students (60 percent of all attendees) use loans annually to pay for school, according to The Chronicle of Higher Education. But some potential borrowers are finally getting a break. Last month, the Department […]