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Patience: Christmas Isn’t Just for Christians

Patience: Christmas Isn’t Just for Christians

By Alisa Patience

December 13, 2017

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. No matter where you are in the world, you probably have a special tradition for a seasonal holiday, such as decorating Christmas trees. This raises an interesting question though — should non-Christians be allowed to have Christmas trees? The truth is,...

Patience: Small Businesses Need Love

Patience: Small Businesses Need Love

By Alisa Patience

December 11, 2017

One of the most important things a citizen can do for their city is to support local businesses. This is especially true now that the GOP tax bill has been passed, a bill that gives a large tax break to big businesses, making it even more difficult for small businesses to be successful, according to...

Patience: Top Nine Best Types of Students

Patience: Top Nine Best Types of Students

By Alisa Patience

December 8, 2017

It's easy to get caught up in everything that annoys us about school, especially during this time of year. But I would like to take some time to thank those who aren't annoying, those who actually make us feel better about school throughout the stress of finals. This list is not in any specific order...

Patience: Drop This Semester Like A Bad Habit

Patience: Drop This Semester Like A Bad Habit

By Alisa Patience

December 3, 2017

Another semester has come and gone, bringing us that much closer to graduating. But in the spirit of the new year, we can all stand to let go of some habits that made the semester just a little bit harder, and pick up some habits that will hopefully make next semester a bit easier. The first habit...

Patience: Pop Culture, An Escape from Reality

Patience: Pop Culture, An Escape from Reality

By Alisa Patience

November 28, 2017

I recently read “The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay” by Michael Chabon for class. It’s a book that argues for the artistic and social value of comic books in the 1940s and 1950s. Then and now, many who consider themselves mature and of higher intelligence will claim they have no time...

Patience: Blood Does Not Equal Love

Patience: Blood Does Not Equal Love

By Alisa Patience

November 20, 2017

Something that has become increasingly joked about regarding the holidays is dealing with obnoxious family members, like that one racist uncle yelling at you during dinner. While these jokes are certainly relatable and funny, they, while often exaggerated, highlight an aspect of family gatherings that...

Patience: Disney Princesses Teach Valuable Lessons to College Students

Patience: Disney Princesses Teach Valuable Lessons to College Students

By Alisa Patience

November 18, 2017

Walt Disney himself said that if your only target is children, then your company is doomed, because children grow up. This why his movies all contain lessons for adults, as well as children. Unfortunately, despite this, there are many arguments circulating against the value of Disney’s princess movies....

H2H: Is Technology Ruining People’s Writing Skills

H2H: Is Technology Ruining People’s Writing Skills

By Alisa Patience and Natalie Parkin

November 13, 2017

Parkin: Proper Writing is a Forgotten Skill Writing haz been a big part of our lives for generations. No matter if u r writing 4 a class paper, a resume, texting bffs or sending emails 2 professors, writing is constantly used in our everyday lives. As more and more people post on FB, Insta or Twitt...

Patience: There Shouldn’t Be A Planet B

Patience: There Shouldn’t Be A Planet B

By Alisa Patience

November 13, 2017

There are many movies featuring alien life forms — specifically ones where an alien race comes to Earth — either to take it over, use it for recourses or to punish human beings. This includes films like “Independence Day,” “Men in Black,” “Transformers,” “Home” and “War of the Worlds.”...

Patience: Plastic Is Worse Than a Group of Mean Girls

Patience: Plastic Is Worse Than a Group of Mean Girls

By Alisa Patience

November 6, 2017

Drive down any road: the freeway, your neighborhood street or through the city, through the canyon. Some of the sights awaiting you include trees, flower beds, grass, bus stops, interesting statues — but all of this potential beauty is easily destroyed by scattered garbage, specifically plastic. Our...

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