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TikTok has caused much fear and uproar on some sides but also support and widespread use on others.
PRO/CON Commentary: TikTok Should be Banned
Franklin Melton, Staff Writer • April 9, 2024

TikTok, an app that has been the source of controversy for years now due to the nature of its content and the Chinese influence behind the scenes,...

TikTok has caused much fear and uproar on some sides but also support and widespread use on others.
PRO/CON Commentary: TikTok Should Not Be Banned
Cody Gibson, Sports Editor • April 9, 2024

TikTok is trending to be the first social media app to be banned nationwide by the U.S. Congress. This would be a mistake. The bill gives...

A Facebook group has been started to allow people to share their experiences with drug testing.
PRO/CON Commentary: Athletes Should Be Tested for Drug Use
Franklin Melton, Staff Writer • March 4, 2024

Should we be checking our athletics for marijuana use? Should we be testing our athletes and teams for drug use? Logically, the answer to these...

A Facebook group has been started to allow people to share their experiences with drug testing.
PRO/CON Commentary: Drug Testing Athletes is a Violation
Grace Weaver, Staff Writer • March 4, 2024

Drug Testing--Two words that strike fear into the souls of most athletes, regardless of sport, level, or position.  Created with the intention...

A Facebook group was created to keep track of how many times Taylor Swift was shown during the Super Bowl.
Commentary: Swifting Away the Super Bowl
Grace Weaver, Staff Writer • March 4, 2024

Travis and Taylor--it’s the romance of the century, some may even say. The pairing of the idolized American pop star, forever fangirled...

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