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Pitiful Pets Not Pampered: The Horrible Truth about Pet Stores 
Maggie Coffey and Reilly Gaunt March 9, 2021

It is a well known fact that many large incorporations have one goal: obtaining the most money possible. The pet store industry is no different. Though these stores claim...

It’s Just the Beginning
Lexy Bryant , Writer • January 22, 2021

In response to the outbreak of COVID-19, vaccines have been developed and are now being provided. The vaccine has caused a lot of controversies; many people have had both...

Drug Testing
Jaysie Merry, Writer • April 28, 2020

For the past four years, my school has drug tested students from a pool of students who drive to school or who are involved in any extracurricular activities. However, from...

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Ghost Towns and Abandoned Attractions of Indiana pt. 1
Ghost Towns and Abandoned Attractions of Indiana pt. 1
Elijah Roberson, Writer • April 6, 2021
However, what many of us fail to realize is that there are ghost towns all around us. We even have a decent amount right here in Indiana. 
Cat at the Humane Society stares out the window, waiting to be adopted.
Adopt, Don't Shop
Preslie Staggs, Writer • April 28, 2020

 “Adopt, don’t shop” is a campaign slogan that many animal rights advocates use to promote adopting pets from shelters. Rather than purchasing...

People meeting virtually on an app called Zoom, social distancing but still communicating with each other.
Why Aren't Teens Staying In?
Ken Casey, Writer • April 28, 2020

The whole world has been consumed by the Coronavirus pandemic. In the midst of all of this chaos, there is one group of people who are acting...

IU is ready for some changes
Hoosier Hysteria! An Update on Mike Woodson's Progress
Brayden Hall, Writer • May 11, 2021

Over a month ago, when Mike Woodson was hired, many people jumped at the opportunity to find the flaws in the decision. Many believed that Woodson, who is 63 years old, would not be able to make the change...

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Cast of Clue posing in their costumes.
Clue: The Musical
Maggie Coffey and Reilly Gaunt May 4, 2021

Mr. Boddy has been murdered! As with every murder, there are three essential questions that must be answered: Who, where, and how? With six possible...

WandaVision poster
WandaVision: A Marvel Sitcom
Maggie Coffey and Reilly Gaunt April 6, 2021

Hello movie lovers and welcome to (or back to) our column! Over the past month, Marvel’s first show on Disney Plus has been released: WandaVision....

A collage of all the racist imagery found in Dr. Seuss
A Deep Dive on Dr. Seuss
Maggie Coffey and Reilly Gaunt April 6, 2021

Reading is an important part of every kid’s childhood. Revered child authors, such as Laura Numeroff, the author of the If you Give a Mouse...

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