Day: October 28, 2019

world mental health day
Opinions

World Mental Health Day and the Importance of Mental Well-Being

On Oct. 10, World Mental Health Day was recognized around the globe. Initiated by the World Federation for Mental Health in 1992, the day is meant to bring awareness to mental illness and how it affects thousands of lives. It also aims to reduce the social stigma surrounding mental disorders.  It is observed by the […]

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iphone 11
Opinions

Should You Upgrade to the iPhone 11?

With so many phones on the market today, it can be hard to decide which is the best purchase. IPhones are a popular option due to their vivid displays, quality camera and easy-to-use operating system.  Earlier this month, Apple announced three new iPhone models: iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max.  The […]

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pink tax
Opinions

Pink Tax Continues Discrimination Against Women

Women have gained more rights and respect in the last 50 years, but not all battles have been won. The main is the wage gap, where men are making on average more than women with the same job skills. Part of the wage gap is the pink tax. The pink tax refers to women-specific products […]

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greek week
Campus Life

IGC Starts A New Tradition For Greek Week

The Inter-Greek Council (IGC) celebrated Greek week Monday, Oct. 14 to Thursday, Oct. 17 with friendly competitions and team bonding.  IGC helps organize events between Greeks so they can collaborate and promote Greek life. Kylie McGivney, senior health and human performance major explained, “Greek Week helps promote Greek unity.”  This annual celebration contains different activities […]

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goat yoga
Campus Life

Flyers Gain a New Experience with Goats

On Wednesday, Oct. 16, six small goats joined students for a yoga session in the field behind Cody Resident Hall. The entire campus was invited and were required to sign a waiver, as well as pay five dollars. Though it was 9:30 a.m. and 47 degrees, students joined professor of ethics and philosophy, Dr. George […]

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Domestic Violence Awareness
Campus Life

In Her Shoes: An Interactive Look Inside the Lives of Domestic Abuse Survivors

On Wednesday, Oct. 16, in honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, the Black Student Union (BSU) hosted an interactive domestic violence activity. The event entitled “In Her Shoes,” was held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in the Brother James Gaffney, FSC Student Center.   According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV), “on average, nearly […]

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