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Skinner's Winners: College Football week-one picks

Over the years, week one has one or two decent matchups that are surrounded by games you have on your T.V. just so you can have any sort of competitive football on. This week is different than week ones in the past, where you waited all day for the 8ET/5PT ABC game between two teams that the preseason poll told you might be good. This year, it’s loaded from start to finish. Read more

Column: Bring down textbook prices

Even with the shift from books to e-books, there are still a lot of us out there who are ready to wait in line to get our hands on our favorite books and if by some luck we get the author to sign it, it's just cherry on top of the cake. Now where would you get the author to sign on an e-book? How will you meet fellow fantasy book fanatics if not at a bookstore? Read more

Column: Stop and frisk needs to stop the frisk

On Wednesday, September 21, Donald Trump unveiled yet another of his infamous plans to "make America great again." While talking about the violence in Chicago, Trump proposed the use of stop-and-frisk; a policy which allows police officers to randomly stop civilians and search them  Read more

Debate takeaways: Hillary steps into her stride

In an election cycle that seems to be defined by media hysteria and conjecture, few events have garnered as much overblown coverage as the first presidential debate. Although the extent to which the debates impact voters’ decisions is questionable, a casual viewer might get the impression that daggers have finally entered the forum.  Read more

Column: Choose your icons wisely, millennials

We name celebrities as icons of our generation, but that doesn't mean we can't look at the facts and decide who we look up to as a personal icon. Millennials have seen people rise to fame and become sensational in the blink of an eye simply by being relatable. Read more