Stephanie Lingenfelter

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Daylight saving time is unnecessary in today’s world

We fell back for Daylight Saving Time (DST) on November 7 and with that, went my motivation. The combination of cold weather and the sunset at 5 p.m. leaves me in a state of constant tiredness that I can’t seem to escape.  DST was enacted in the U.S. in 1918 to save energy. The goal […]

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Commercialism ruins the holiday season

October is over and that means it is officially the holiday season. Many have already put their Christmas trees up and the stores have switched their spooky orange and black displays to bright red and green for the holiday season, completely forgetting that Thanksgiving exists.  While I personally wait to put up Christmas decor and […]

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Stop judging people for liking basic things

It’s finally fall and that means it is officially pumpkin spice season. Fall is the time the “basic” girl reaches her prime with sweaters, leggings, Uggs and pumpkin spice everything. However, this year, let’s not judge people for liking basic things.  For something to even become basic, it has to first be popular. Pumpkin spice […]

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Stop spending all our money on defense

The U.S. has plenty of problems that need to be addressed, yet we are not able to solve said problems because we are spending our entire budget on the military. Having a large defense budget is necessary; however, the U.S. goes above necessity and into excessive spending with our budget.  According to the Office of […]

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Women’s rights on the decline a year after RBG’s death

One year ago, the world lost a legend, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg (RBG). RBG lost her battle to metastatic pancreatic cancer on Sept. 18, 2020, at the age of 87. She worked on the Supreme Court until the day she died. RGB was a women’s rights advocate responsible for women being able to […]

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Line 3 Pipeline
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Line 3 will cause more damage than improvements

After successfully stopping construction on the Keystone Pipeline in June, environmentalists are tasked with preventing yet another pipeline, Line 3, that would cross most of the Midwest. The U.S. has agreed to invest $2.9 billion into this pipeline replacement program that would further expand the damaging fossil fuel industry, so many are calling on Biden […]

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