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The Art of Racing in the Rain An opinion on the perfect casting choice

Opinion by Pete Tubbs Editor in Chief

February 17, 2018

  Throughout my entire (admittedly brief) 21 years of life, one book has remained with me more than most. That book is Garth Stein’s “The Art of Racing in the Rain.” The book follows the life of a dog named Enzo as he views the trials and tribulations of his owner’s own life. Enzo believes t...

To be or not to be, That is not the question

Opinion by Jae-Kur Lockhart Opinions Editor

February 17, 2018

  What won’t you, as a hypothetical, or literal parent, accept from your child? Some say they would never allow their children to become drug addicts, some say they refuse to tolerate lying and stealing. What about if your child is gay? “No matter what my child is, whether it be gay or strai...

Movies I’m looking forward to in 2018 (Ordered by date)

Story by Pete Tubbs Editor in Chief

February 17, 2018

  We’re already half way through February, and there’s been some legitimately good movies to come out. “Paddington 2’s” at 100 percent on Rotten Tomatoes, Christian Bale’s “Hostiles” got a wide release, and so did “Phantom Thread.” So, while we’ve got a few nuggets of good fil...

What the future holds How do the basketball teams stand?

Story by Jordan Williams Sports Editor

February 17, 2018

  Though it seems like the first tip was just last week, the Reddies time on the hardwood is quickly drawing to a close. With only five games remaining in the season, both the men’s and women’s teams are preparing themselves for the GAC tournament that is fast approaching. I think it’s time t...

Karaoke Español: ¿Te gusta cantar?

Story by Julie Young Student Reporter

February 15, 2018

  Anyone looking for plans on Thursday that don’t involve another night of putting off homework or watching reruns of “The Office”? You’re in luck luck because “Karaoke in Spanish” is this Thursday, Feb. 15. The event will be held in the Garrison’s Wilson room from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.. ...

Enhance the community: Gamma Beta Phi makes a difference

Story by Greta Goslee Student Reporter

February 15, 2018

  Gamma Beta Phi was founded in 1964 in Spartanburg, South Carolina as a college-level extension of Beta Club, a high school service and honor society. There are currently nearly 90 active chapters in the United States. It is one of the many honor societies on campus, inviting the top 20 percent of u...

Oh Snapchat, what have ye done? Has Snapchat screwed itself with the new update, or nah?

Oh Snapchat, what have ye done? Has Snapchat screwed itself with the new update, or nah?

Story by Jade Wolfe Copy Editor

February 15, 2018

  Do you use Snapchat? Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock for the past five years, the answer is probably yes. Recently though the app is getting fierce criticism after a new update that changed the interface and the way you view friend’s stories and much more. According to Business Insider, “158 mil...

Wait ‘till I get my money right: Student discounts in Hot Springs

Story by Alisha Davis Student Reporter

February 15, 2018

  Ever wonder how to save a little extra money here and there? Hot Springs is the perfect place to start. All you need is a valid student ID and enough confidence to ask for a discount. Restaurants in Hot Springs that give Student discounts:- Buffalo Wild Wings- 10% off - IHOP- 10% off- Subway- 10%...

Dream a little dream: A fellow HSU student fears the future as Congress’ DACA decision gets closer

Story by Ashley Smith News Editor

February 7, 2018

     First, there were Dreamers. Then Dreamers became doers because of a program that allowed them very limited benefits while living in the states. That program is DACA, or Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, and was announced to end in March of this year if Congress doesn’t agree on a sol...

We have only just begun: Tennis starts their season

We have only just begun: Tennis starts their season

Story by Pete Tubbs Editor in Chief

February 6, 2018

  Last Friday, the women’s tennis team took on the third ranked junior college team in America, Seward County Community College. Although the Reddies didn’t walk away with a W, it was a close one. Annie Shannon was in the first singles match against SCCC’s Patricia Fanta. She was defeated6-2 and 6-...

Boys, men, and sexual abuse: Stop normalizing it

Opinion by Jae-Kur Lockhart Student Reporter

February 6, 2018

  At a moment’s notice, a child’s life could be changed and warped into a point of no true return. Men usually will not report or express this occurrence, well at least not like most women would. Women more or less express the situation after a period of time – if it ever comes up. What on ...

A short dialogue on “The Cloverfield Paradox”

Opinion by Pete Tubbs Editor in Chief

February 6, 2018

  If you didn’t know, at the Super Bowl this week, an ad for the new film “The Cloverfield Paradox” was released. Sounds normal, right? Wrong. Previously known as “The God Particle,” this film is the third in the critically and commercially successful “Cloverfield” film series. Fans ...

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