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Losing elections is hard but rewarding

Lucy O’Brien | Staff Writer | @lucytalks2much

November 29, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Working on a losing campaign is discouraging, disillusioning, and unimaginably disappointing.For the past two and a half months, more than 50 students worked for Andrew Barnhill’s state senate campaign. We were recruited by...

Colin Kaepernick did not vote, because that would be hypocritical

Samantha Durham | Assistant Opinion Editor

November 28, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Colin Kaepernick has made some serious waves in the media this year, after he refused to stand for the National Anthem during a NFL football game. Kaepernick received mixed reviews for his was of standing up against oppression, bu...

Just like us, only hairier

Ava Hicks | Staff Writer

November 28, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Cameras flash and glass vibrates as noisy shoppers gawk at the creature in the cramped enclosure, shaking his matted fur and seeking escape from the never ending stares.This pitiful animal is Pizza, a polar bear who is kept in a ...

Letter from the Editorial Board: Current Campus Climate

Editorial Board | The Seahawk

November 22, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Opinion / Editorials

The following are the opinions of the Editorial Board of The Seahawk, and are not necessarily that of the newspaper's writers and constituents.In response to the recent events of hostility on campus surrounding the election and dive...

CoverGirl hires first CoverBoy

Samantha Durham | Assistant Opinion Editor

November 16, 2016

Filed under Opinion

CoverGirl Cosmetics made a big move in the world of gender equality and I must say that I am impressed. Founded in 1961, CoverGirl has never once had a male representative of the brand in any of their campaigns. James Charles is s...

Forget the iPhone 7, wait another year

Samantha Durham | Assistant Opinion Editor

November 15, 2016

Filed under Opinion

The first iPhone was released to the public on June 27, 2007. Since then it has grown into one of the most popular smartphone devices on the planet with about 18.65 million iPhones being sold worldwide in the second quarter of...

Me, myself and I

Samantha Durham | Assistant Opinion Editor

November 15, 2016

Filed under Opinion

College is such an interesting time of a person’s life. A lot of us meet lifelong friends, maybe a potential spouse and, not to mention, we gain the education we need to have the careers that we desire. There are so many cl...

Eating your veggies or paying your bills?

Ava Hicks | Staff Writer

November 14, 2016

Filed under Opinion

In recent years, the American society seems to have become aware of our country’s severe obesity problem and the media has in turn become flooded with health and fitness advice. Magazines advertise “5 fat-melting foods” an...

Drake, I thought you were better than this

Samantha Durham | Assistant Opinion Editor

November 14, 2016

Filed under Opinion

I consider myself to be a fan of Kid Cudi, even though I was not in love with his album, "Speeding Bullet to Heaven," I still respect him as an artist. He has written some great songs such as “Pursuit of Happiness,” “Eras...

Trump’s surprise victory

Sean W. Cooper | Staff Writer | @moviefreakblog

November 14, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Never in my life has anything shocked me like this year's election results. I was sure that America would be seeing a Hillary Clinton victory. The media had prophesied it. For the past six months, nearly every poll had leaned in her...

Sobriety in society: A look at the college booze bandwagon

Ava Hicks | Staff Writer | @TheSeahawk

November 10, 2016

Filed under Opinion

We have all been there: it is Friday night, you have been slaving over homework all week and are itching to do something besides watch Netflix in bed. But what are your options?After consulting your friends, you find them dressed to...

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