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The North Wind

Women a part of the draft is a giant leap for women’s rights

Natalie Holbrook February 24, 2016

The war for women’s rights began more than a few hundred years ago and continues today through battles such as women becoming considered for the draft. The U.S. Armed Forces have begun discussions...

Cool the Bern: Sanders can’t give us everthing he wants

Natalie Holbrook January 27, 2016

Young voters are fired up for the election in November, distracted by a promise of debt-free college, but they haven’t noticed the cloud of smoke around Bernie Sanders’ campaign or that they’ve been...

Go ahead and hit replay; benefits of re-consuming

Natalie Holbrook January 13, 2016

In 2004, I pledged my allegiance to the band of Ned Schneebly. Even today, 11 years later, I find myself watching School of Rock once a month at the least. The first time you hear a new song, see a...

Choosing your major: should easy really be the goal?

Natalie Holbrook October 21, 2015

One of the worst things that you can say to a college student is that his or her major is easy. People often view communication majors, art majors and English majors as easy majors. This is mistaking...

Does it vegan matter?

Natalie Holbrook October 7, 2015

College introduces you to many different types of people. I have a friend who came to college as a vegan, and I watched my roommate transition over the past few months. Vegan stereotypes create a vivid...

The new president will be so fetch. So fetch.

Natalie Holbrook September 16, 2015

It’s the first presidential election you’ve tried to pay attention to. This can be a stressful time, but don’t hide in the bathroom. With all of the candidates for president, it feels like the competition...

Millenials labeled ‘Generation Yawn,’ but style says otherwise

Natalie Holbrook September 10, 2015

You can refer to young adults as Millennials or Generation Y but looking at today’s trends proves that our generation is not hopeless like they say. Those before us oftentimes discredit us and our ability...

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