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After this year's Oscar nominees were announced, controversy sparked on social media.

#OscarsSoWhite Sparks Social Media Feuds

Ireal James, Contributing Writer February 10, 2016

This year the Academy nominated all white actors for the Oscars. The decision — much like last year’s — has sparked a multitude of responses on social media with a plethora of hashtags, such...

A Starbucks simple red cup design has stirred controversy this holiday season as some see it as an affront on religious traditions.

The “red cup” debate

Katie Atkinson, Staff Writer December 3, 2015

Optimists see the cup as being half full.  Pessimists insist that it’s half empty.  Give the cup to an idiot, however, and they will be sure to discuss the religious implications of its decorations...

The price of being a woman

Amanda Barrentine , Business Manager August 14, 2015

Editor’s Warning: The following may cause Bras. Tampons. Pads. Daintily scented deodorants and shampoos. All geared towards and priced for the female gender — all grossly overpriced. Zoey...

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