by Arden Lunay A new report by the National Safety Council has found that an American is more likely to die from an opioid overdose than in a motor vehicle crash. Americans have a 1 in 103 chance of dying on the road, while they have a 1 in 96 chance of dying from opioid overdose, statistics that bring to light the severity of America’s … Continue reading Opioid Overdose Chance Overtakes Motor Vehicle Crash Death Chance
By Arden Lunay On Friday, January 25, the longest government shutdown in US history paused until February 15 when President Trump signed a bill to reopen temporarily. The shutdown is not completely over because Trump has yet to receive the $5.7 billion needed for his wall on the border of United States and Mexico, but with 800,000 federal employees not getting paid since December 22, … Continue reading The Longest Government Shutdown in Review
by Arden Lunay For someone who can hardly sit through the songs of Pitch Perfect, the idea of sitting through two hours of an A cappella group on a Sunday night was less than ideal. Despite that, I agreed to a free ticket to go the Schuster Center with my friend to see Straight No Chaser on their One Shot tour, and it exceeded my … Continue reading Straight No Chaser Aims to Please
by Arden Lunay With so much easy, affordable access to music, it is hard to know where to start to find new music when none of the albums in your current rotation feel right. Luckily, there are many different places to look to find your next favorite song. We all know it feels like the radio only ever plays the same four songs, so listen … Continue reading How to Find New Music
By Arden Lunay Going to a concert is a fun but sometimes overwhelming activity that is a great way to make good memories. Here are some tips to make the most out of your upcoming concert. When looking for concerts to go to, check out small venues that host intimate and, more importantly, cheap shows of underrated artists. Songkick.com allows you to search by venue. … Continue reading Make the Most of Your Next Concert
by Arden Lunay In the midst of the political turmoil that feels like citizens don’t get a say in, November is growing closer. For 2018, that means it is midterm elections. There are many seats up for election, from governor, to smaller, local seats like the Greene County Board of Commissions. No matter the level of the position, each one is important and can have … Continue reading Candidates for Midterm Elections
By: Arden Lunay Nike has recently released a controversial campaign featuring Colin Kaepernick, a former NFL quarterback who has been under fire after kneeling during the National Anthem, and many are calling for a boycott of their products. They argue that he is a symbol of disrespect towards American soldiers despite statements from Kaepernick claiming that he is protesting police brutality against minorities. These boycotts … Continue reading Opinion: Who does the Nike boycott actually hurt?