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Student Op Ed: Practices that discriminate against equal pay to women for equal work should cease

March 24, 2016

By 1986, fourteen states had declared March as Women's History Month. In 1987, after being petitioned by the National Women's History Project, Congress passed Pub. L. 100-9 which designated the month of March 1987 as Women's History Month.

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Before Donald Trump, there was Jesse “The Body” Ventura’s big win

Before Donald Trump, there was Jesse “The Body” Ventura’s big win

Written by Amairanny Espinosa, Bobcat Beat Editorial

March 1, 2016

Filed under In My Opinion, Showcase, Student Perspectives

Donald Trump is not the first TV showman to run for the role of President of the United States. There are others before him with Hollywood experience who have made it to high offices. While Ronald Reagan had film experience, his public persona does not match Donald Trump's. However, there is another "showman" that is more like Trump - Jesse Ventura. Few thought, as a candidate, Jesse Ventura stood a chance either. Best known as a professional wrestler and  television showman, he seemed mo...

Ann Patchett’s conducts a page turner with Bel Canto.

Ann Patchett’s conducts a page turner with Bel Canto.

Written by Hellen Valencia, Book Reviewer and Reporter

March 1, 2016

Filed under Book Review, In My Opinion, Rockin' Reviews, Showcase

The novel Bel Canto by Ann Pachett is as lyrical in pace, and as passionate in tone as the name implies. Like all great art, the reader will find him or herself escaping into the lives of the characters, being swept into their lives, like the melody of a song that have both major and minor chords. Patchett brings together hostages and terrorists, friendships and love  to create a plot that interacts with the reader flows like a beautiful opera. The reader will get lo...

Kanye West releases his own bad blood lyrics stating Swift gave her blessing

Kanye West releases his own bad blood lyrics stating Swift gave her blessing

February 21, 2016

NASHVILLE, Tennessee (AP) — Kanye West's new album, "The Life Of Pablo," has ignited a new controversy between the rapper and pop superstar Taylor Swift. After asking a few high school students from Overton on their opinion to Kanye West’s album, the majority liked his album. Some students are in love with the album but there are some students who don’t think it’s worth all the hype it’s...

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