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  • The largest protest in American history took place on Saturday, March 24, dethroning the protests against the Vietnam War in the 60’s. March for Our Lives brought in an estimated 1.2 million people across the U.S., with an estimated 800,000 protesters in Washington, D.C., the largest recorded [...]
  • It seems like at least once every six months, when you turn on the television or check social media, you find out another deathly shooting has occured on American soil. The most recent was the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland, Florida, and just like most shootings that take [...]
  • I had heard in the news recently that President Donald Trump had said that he’s surprised violent video games don’t affect a small percentage of kids in a negative way. This isn’t the first time he’s talked about violent video games. Trump tweeted in 2012, “Video game violence and [...]
  • Violent crime is not new, but the slaying of dozens of children by their own schoolmates is a relatively new phenomenon that began in 1999 with the Columbine High School shooting in Littleton, Colorado. Two students plunged their school into chaos with guns, grenades and homemade bombs. Thirteen [...]
  • It all started with butter. In 1776, Harvard students came together in protest of the school’s allegedly awful butter. This student protest became known as the Butter Rebellion, the first American student protest. Two hundred forty-two years later, student protests have evolved from one school [...]
  • When I started writing this article, I was focusing on mental health and how it relates to some devastations within the country; however, after an interview I conducted for this column, I now have a whole new outlook on this topic. During this interview, Laramie County Community College psychology [...]
  • The needs and wants of a person can be deadly. America has suffered through numerous mass shootings, and the mentality of these shooters can only be described as psychotic and unhealthy. The most recent shooting happened on Feb. 14, 2018, and 17 students were killed at a Florida high school. In [...]
  • It is 2018; Donald Trump is president, Snoop Dog has his own Netflix show and women are wearing pink pussyhats during marches. All debatable subjects at this point in history, but none of them are as prominent as the extreme political divide that the United States is facing. As much as I wish I [...]
  • Imagine writing down a deep secret that you have never told anyone, then sending that secret to a complete stranger. PostSecret: The Show by Frank Warren, TJ Dawe, Kahlil Ashanti and Justin Sudds, is a non-fiction show that brings the original PostSecret project, started by Frank Warren, to the [...]
  •   If I had a dollar for every time someone asked me why I live where I live or labeled me as simple, I would be rich enough to explain and prove them otherwise in a number of ways; but, reserving space on a newspaper page will suffice to enlighten curious minds on why my heart belongs to Wyoming. [...]
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