Archive for January, 2016

Walmart shutters 269 stores
News

Walmart shutters 269 stores

Eleven Walmart Expresses closed in the Bentonville area today adding to the total 269 stores closed worldwide since the beginning of January. Four hundred and fifty employees were laid off at Walmart’s headquarters in Bentonville, Ark. as “part of a plan to increase its competitive edge,” according to USA Today. […]

See who God is, not who you want
Opinion

See who God is, not who you want

Ethnocentricity. It permeates the issues we are passionate about; yet, we are blind to it. The word comes from cultural anthropology and it means viewing the reality from our own cultural perspectives. A cylinder viewed from different angles is a visual example. Its two-dimensional shadow changes from a circle to […]

News

Economists predict another recession is ‘unlikely’

The downward trend of national stock indexes such as the S&P 500 and Dow Jones have CEOs worried. With the S&P 500 dropping from 2,080 to 1,860 dollars in the past month, as well as oil selling for only $32 a barrel, CEOs are concerned that current economic trends will […]

Lawmaker proposes legalized prostitution
News

Lawmaker proposes legalized prostitution

A New Hampshire state representative proposed legislation this month to make consensual prostitution legal in the state.     While prostitution is currently legal in Nevada, it is only legal in brothels and is illegal in Carson City, the capital, and four out of 16 counties. Street prostitution is illegal. The […]

Editorial

Gun violence demands action

Support stricter regulation on firearms By this point, everyone is somewhat familiar with the debate surrounding gun control in the U.S. After numerous mass shootings, emotions and tensions are running high. President Obama issued an executive order this month to help reduce gun violence and increase public safety. There are […]

Adults relieve stress by coloring
Lifestyles

Adults relieve stress by coloring

Adults have found a new way to entertain themselves while releasing the stress they have accumulated during the day—through coloring books. Coloring books, better known as adult coloring books, have become a new trend in the market. These books provide people different ages a healthy entertainment opiton instead of spending […]