What to Expect When You’re Expecting Finals

By SeVohn Hunter, Contributing Writer SeVohn Hunter is prepared for finals week, wearing her signature hoodie and UGG boots. Photo by Cody Brazil We are finally into the fall/winter months and we are undoubtedly so excited to finally break out the UGG boots and hoodies, but there is also a darkness looming ahead: finals. There are horror stories about finals told years before you actually get … Continue reading What to Expect When You’re Expecting Finals

Censorship versus Creativity

  By Tim VanHouten Where does the line between censorship and free speech exist for you? The website (media.okstate) defines censorship as the “Official prohibition or restriction of any type of expression believed to threaten the political, social, or moral order. It may be imposed by governmental authority local or national, by a religious body, or occasionally by a powerful group. These are my questions: … Continue reading Censorship versus Creativity

Federal Aid Fiasco: Middle Class Troubles

     For those of you who are not familiar with Federal Aid, EFC stands for Estimated Family Contribution. This is the magic number that the Free Application For Federal Student Aid(FAFSA) generates in response to the numbers that you plug in. It asks for things like your parents’ salaries, whether they own land or if they have filed for bankruptcy in the previous year. … Continue reading Federal Aid Fiasco: Middle Class Troubles

Killer Speed in Keyser

By Caden Walters College students in West Virginia have failed to realize the recreational potential of the hills they hike to class everyday. Dozens of activities like biking, hiking, skiing and snowboarding are participated in annually. However, downhill skateboarding is low on West Virginia’s list of activities, if present at all. Being a college student generally means a lack of expendable money, leaving most of … Continue reading Killer Speed in Keyser

Blood Drive Memories

By: Trevor Kesner I remember waiting in a white room as a child. The nurse would walk in with a syringe, which I found myself staring at. Being the patient and a child, even I could understand what was happening. That thing was going to pierce my arm. Even something so small and thin could induce fear. The anxiety overwhelmed; I started crying. The horrors … Continue reading Blood Drive Memories

PSC’s Outdoor Turf Petri Dish

    By Paige Harrison Potomac State athletes are at a huge risk of catching and transmitting harmful bacteria by playing on the school’s synthetic turf field. According to Edmar Chemical Company, synthetic turf is a breeding ground for bacteria like MRSA: an infection caused by Staph bacteria. Staph enters the body through broken skin, making turf burns a potential route for the bacteria. Centers … Continue reading PSC’s Outdoor Turf Petri Dish