Family-friendly shows provide break from reality

April 12, 2015 0

By Olivia Covington olivia.covington@franklincollege.edu In a society that seems to favor a more free-spirited lifestyle, we find ourselves ironically drawn to shows like Ducky Dynasty and 19 Kids and Counting. Each show has the highest Read More

Opinion: Missing plane should not be forgotten

March 19, 2015 0

By Olivia Covington olivia.covington@franklincollege.edu We’ve just passed the one-year mark of the disappearance of Malaysian Airlines Flight 370, but that anniversary passed by without much acknowledgement. Ever since the plane seemingly disappeared into thin air last Read More

Opinion: Journalists shouldn’t fabricate the news

March 6, 2015 0

By Olivia Covington olivia.covington@franklincollege.edu In the aftermath of recent scandals involving journalists Brian Williams and Bill O’Reilly, viewers are crying foul on the journalistic field. Problems first occurred when Williams, host of NBC’s Nightly News, Read More

Pro vs. Con: Snow days at FC

February 28, 2015 0

Pro: Snow days needed for safety of campus By Caitlin Soard caitlin.soard@franklincollege.edu A few weeks ago, I woke up to a post on Instagram that was a screenshot of the weather in Franklin (a balmy negative Read More

Opinion: U.S. history courses offer students honesty

February 27, 2015 0

By Paige Clark paige.clark@franklincollege.edu Recently, Oklahoma proposed Republican-backed legislation to eliminate A.P. History classes. The Republican National Committee said the courses showcase a “consistently negative view of American history” – basically educational bad juju. I Read More

Opinion: ’50 Shades of Grey’ promotes sexual violence

February 21, 2015 0

By Caitlin Soardcaitlin.soard@franklincollege.edu “Fifty Shades of Grey” shattered box office records for President’s Day weekend, according to Variety.com. The film grossed $81.7 million from 3,646 locations over the holiday weekend. 2010’s “Valentine’s Day” held the previous Read More

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