The Pacer

November 23, 2020

The ongoing pandemic has dramatically changed life globally. Adults are working from home and children are learning online. Many stores have temporarily closed or shut down. Many sports have been canceled...

Should ski slopes open?

October 30, 2020

As the weather starts to get colder, many people start to look forward to fun winter activities like skiing and snowboarding. The question is whether or not the slopes will be opening, and if they do,...

Is online the way to go?

Large retailers are finding ways to minimize large crowds as they plan 2020 Black Friday sales
October 30, 2020

Like most people these days (I would hope), large retailers are trying to avoid large crowds when it comes to Black Friday shopping. COVID-19 has forced stores to completely rethink plans for the crucial...

Coronavirus doesn’t have to cancel Halloween

Jack O' Lantern treat basket with a disposable face mask (Getty Images)
September 23, 2020

With fall approaching, our country is challenged by numerous questions—many of them far more important than whether we should buy Skittles or Twix bars. However, with Halloween approaching, that...

Should SAT and ACT Tests be Test Optional Forever?

September 4, 2020

For many generations of students, taking the SAT or ACT was considered vital to apply to most colleges and universities. However for the class of 2021, accompanied by a multitude of other changes, testing...

Why cutting the strings off used disposable masks makes sense

Illustrated by Autumn Hong
September 3, 2020

Since the first outbreak of COVID-19 masks have become mandatory for both the protection of the wearer and everyone around them. The most convenient type of masks are the blue disposable ones that are...

Movie Theater’s Are Here To Stay

May 12, 2020

The pleasing smell of warm buttered popcorn and the proud glow of the big screen in a darkened room are just two ways to describe the movie theater experience. Maybe you have a hot air popcorn popper in...

How is COVID-19 affecting Pollution worldwide?

May 10, 2020

According to the U.S Environmental Protection Agency, 28% of greenhouse gas emissions are sourced from transportation. In 2019, Greta Thunberg educated the world with her passionate and informative...

YouTube Censorship

YouTube Censorship
March 31, 2020

Video streaming services have come a long way from YouTube’s first upload in 2005. In 2020, we have the power to stream cat videos, TikToks and learn how to file our taxes all at the click of a button....

Houston Astros found guilty of stealing signs

February 5, 2020

The MLB has had different scandals in the years from when the White Sox threw a playoff series to Pete Rose betting on games to Steroids hitting the league. This year, one of the biggest may have hit the...

NBA Trades

February 5, 2020

DeMarcus Cousins, Dikembe Mutombo, Ray Allen, Carmelo Anthony. These are just some of the big names that have been traded on the trade deadline. The NBA season is entering the second half, not only does...

Survival Guide to Finals

Survival Guide to Finals
December 13, 2019

Do everyone a favor, including yourself, and before you continue reading, admit that you have procrastinated and or been somewhat unorganized about preparing for finals. If you have not been a victim of...

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