Jack T. Chick, an evangelical comic publisher who sold over 750 million comic units, has recently passed away at age 92. Perhaps his name is not familiar, but his comics certainly are. Known as “Chick tracts,” these little Christian comic books serve as tools for evangelism in the form of gifts to non-believers. Over 50 […]
Using a disorder as an insult is not something to take lightly, especially when some disorders are hard to notice based on a quick glance. Saying phrases such as “he’s so A.D.D.” or “my roommate is really A.D.D.,” when they are not, is not very considerate of the people actually affected by this disorder. It’s […]
What is fake news? More than likely, you don’t know. That’s one of the conclusions of a new study from Stanford that examined students’ ability to identify and analyze news sources. More than 7,800 students in college, high school and middle school from 12 states were asked to review news presented in Facebook comments, tweets […]
When you belong to a minority group, this is what it feels like to read opinion polls and wait for the public to be ready to afford you rights and protections. Should minority communities have to wait for the public to give its blessing? Cartoon by staff columnist Brian Pfau.
What does “divisive” actually mean? According to Merriam-Webster, it means “causing a lot of disagreement between people and causing them to separate into different groups.” From Latin “dis-: apart” + “videre: separate,” this term has become increasingly relevant in political discourse, and it seems to be taking on a slightly altered definition. A recent San […]
No matter what it is, Americans will find controversy in everything. Whether it’s over politics or even something as simple as a cup. On Nov. 10, Starbucks released their new holiday cups for this years holiday season and people are heated. According to their website, Starbucks started their holiday red cup tradition in 1997 when […]
Diet soda and certain brands of popcorn, snack bars and cereal all have the potential to have harmful effects on a consumer’s body, according to Sofia Layarda’s article on artificial sweeteners. Two of the most popular chemicals used are known as sucralose and aspartame, which serve as artificial sweeteners. Artificial sweeteners are commonly used with […]
How should Christians go about choosing a president? Should they study the history of Israel? Like when they demanded a king from God even when God warned them about their foolishness? Should they seek wisdom, as the Book of James encourages, and read the Proverbs for examples of insightful truths about what defines a good […]