Latest in: Columns

  • North Carolina’s Dangerous Piece of Legislation

    Imagine you work for Tyson, a company known for its cruelty against its chickens. Your first day on the job you see chickens in a crowded building covered in their own waste and blood that are being prepared for slaughter. You decide that you have to do something to...
  • Video Games are an art form

    When people think about art, what usually comes to mind are things like painting and sculpting. These things are called art because of the way they are supposed to make the viewer feel. Each painting is made to evoke a particular emotion in the audience or make them understand...
  • Game developers need to take their time

    A new “Call of Duty” game is made every year. Why? Each year a new “Call of Duty” comes out, critics take to the internet and bash its recycled gameplay and bland stories. This has an impact on sales. As National Parts Depot data shows, the series has steadily declined...
  • Why Veganism is the way to go

    If you had told me a few years ago that I would turn into an animal loving, tree-hugging vegan, I would have told you that you were crazy. One side of my family is Italian and Irish, while the other side is Jewish. Our typical family dinner consisted of...
  • If you love animals, Bernie Sanders is your candidate

    During this ever-changing presidential election season, Sen. Bernie Sanders started out as an underdog, but is quickly gaining momentum because of  his popularity with liberal college students and millennials. I myself am a “yuge” Bernie supporter, but for a different reason than most people. Despite his surging popularity, many...
  • Even without a Super Bowl win, Newton is changing the game

    On Sunday Cam Newton and the rest of the Carolina Panthers played in Super Bowl 50, giving Newton the chance to add the final achievement to his MVP season by hoisting the Lombardi Trophy for the first time in the history of the franchise. Unfortunately, that was not the...
  • Everyone can be a hero in video games

    In the “Call of Duty” series, games make you a soldier fighting for what’s right. In the “Civilization” series, they make you a benevolent or mighty ruler who brings peace or destruction to the world. Either way, they empower people. They allow players to become someone else for a...
  • Daily fantasy sports to possibly be banned nationally

    Whether you are a sports fan or not, you have seen the constant commercials and ads for daily fantasy sport companies, DraftKings and FanDuel. Two of the biggest fantasy sport industries in DraftKings and FanDuel are now under hot water with New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman declaring on...
  • A reponse to the George-Anne

    Only a few days removed from the Mountaineers handing Georgia Southern a 31-13 loss, their first conference loss as a member of the Sun Belt, there’s a lot to be said about App State’s performance. We “could” talk about how defeating Georgia Southern further reinforces App State as the favorite...
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