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"This is an attack not just on Paris, it's an attack not just on the people of France, but this is an attack on all of humanity and the universal values that we share." These words spoken by President Obama in light of the senseless violence in Paris, France from last Friday fills the Briefing Room. The search for the...
Gunshots and explosions pierce the city sounds in Paris, normally a city of love, culture, and romance. At least 130 bodies lie lifeless in the stadium, in the concert hall, in the cafe. Just last Friday, Paris, France was rocked by simultaneous, coordinated ISIS attacks supposedly carried out by 8 operatives, one still at large. Around the world, even...
The Atypical Jobs of Typical People- Part I: Greg Miller When The Roundup's Editor-in-Chief, Blake DeLong, approached me about the idea to examine a variety of occupations I immediately had an idea as to who I would attempt to reach out to first. Greg Miller has been a writer and content producer for several different noteworthy groups ranging from IGN...
Throughout their developmental years, a person is only properly exposed to a limited number of professions, potentially narrowing their aspirations for the future. For example, picture books often illustrate the lives of firefighters, teachers, policemen, and construction workers early in one's life. This is done because it is simple for a young child to understand these jobs, but the exclusive exposure typically leads...
"If you don't care about music, I'm going to say two things: 1. You should.2. If you still don't, go to Record Store Day and watch how excited people get about something they can't even see. You can't even see music, right, but there is something so magical about it." Michael White 15' DALLAS-Early Saturday, 6:40AM, in a meandering line of...
Imagine losing interest in your favorite activities. Imagine becoming hostile and aggressive over mild accidents. Imagine having delusions so strong you can not separate them from reality. Imagine how hard it would be to constantly feel these polarizing emotions and then be isolated from your “friends” for something you have no control over. This ridicule is the harsh reality...
"Freedom of speech suggests that you can say whatever you think and that you stand next to your ideas that you defend. The others cannot agree with you but, if what you say doesn’t affect the life of others, you are still free to express yourself." - Marianne Demarolle, a 12th grader at École Internationale Bilingue The recent tragic events in...
“The whole point of feminism is being equal and the playing field being equal.” — Michele Elchlepp, Theology Department Co-Chair “I guess my question is, if feminist is the negative, what would be the positive?” — Anne Blackford, Mathematics Department Co-Chair “At its core, the question to ask is ‘do you believe in equal rights?’ If you do, you believe in...

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