EDITORIAL: Youths need to vote: it’s our future, not theirs

Young people in Wyoming, especially in Laramie County, aren’t voting.   Nationally, about 50 percent of eligible voters between the ages of 18 and 29 cast a ballot in the 2016 presidential election, according to the Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement. In Wyoming, nearly 35 percent of eligible voters between

De-stress for the summer

For college students, stress comes with the territory. There is the stress of being on your own for the first time, working toward your degree and keeping up with classmates, so taking a break can be very healthy. Summer is a great time for a break. According to Noba, a college textbook on psychology, stress

Protesting: simpler then, complex now

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 simply detesting dairy products. Nationwide walkouts and marches are taking

Yellow has always been the new black

By Floyd Whiting George Washington said, “The freedom of speech may be taken away, and dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep, to the slaughter.” It is the plight of man to forget many of the struggles that have faced us as we grow as a nation. There are currently many people who

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