OPINIONS


8/12/2019, 11:12pm

Singing dancing puppets, 40 years with muppets, can you picture that?

It all started 40 years ago with a frog named Kermit sitting in a swamp singing about the rainbow connection. Created by Jim Henson and based on the popularity of its small screen predecessor, The Muppet Show, The Muppet Movie features an incredible cast of Muppet Characters: Miss Piggy, Ralph the dog, Gonzo and Dr. Teeth and the Electric Mayhem.  


8/7/2019, 3:40pm

Opinion: Politically vocal celebrities positively impact social media followers

People are divided on whether celebrities, such as Cardi B and Lady Gaga, should open up about their political views or keep quiet and remain a figure. Some view celebrities involving themselves in politics as a form of brainwashing on their loyal followers. On the other hand, citizens seem to be more interested in voting as more and more celebrities become politically vocal.


7/16/2019, 4:44pm

Opinion: Whitmer administration should make Benton Harbor high school a shining example of school reform

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has been taking heat lately for her administration’s handling of the troubled school district of Benton Harbor Area Schools. Whitmer’s administration planned to close the district’s only high school because of its historically low academic performance and the fact that the district is more than $18 million in debt. 


7/14/2019, 4:33pm

Review: Machine Gun Kelly's "Hotel Diablo"

Cleveland rapper Machine Gun Kelly has made a rebirthing comeback to the mainstream on July 5 to deliver his genre-blending fourth album, “Hotel Diablo”. This new LP is a new awakening of divisive content as Baker seems to be more open on his life struggles and musical altercations. 


7/12/2019, 8:01pm

‘Good Omens’ review: Laughing through the end times

As May came to a close, so did the world of Amazon Prime's newest series, “Good Omens.” Based on the novel by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett, the series follows an unlikely pair that try to stop the end of the world, fool their respective bosses and save mankind. 


7/6/2019, 10:42pm

Opinion: Twitter takedowns versus necessary nuance

The spread of misinformation is rampant in the internet age. This includes information about politicians, and is evident in a Twitter thread involving Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.), the presidential candidate seeing a surge in polling since she confronted Joe Biden.