5 reasons big dogs are better than little dogs

Almost everybody loves dog but individual breed preferences can vary widely. Some people like very energetic dogs, some like particularly fluffy dogs, some like skinny dogs, some like dogs with lots of extra skin. But one characteristic that has long divided enthusiasts is dog size. Many of the most popular breeds of dog are toy-sized […]

7 reasons to love the South

I grew up in the small town of Conway, S.C., 15 minutes outside of Myrtle Beach. I have always loved the South, and I am proud of where I come from. Conway is full of history and is just an awesome place. One of my favorite things about my town is the sense of community. […]

Four realistic changes to make your life easier

The daily schedule of an American college student is a high-paced one. Although everyone has different priorities, sometimes striking a balance between academics, extracurriculars and social events can be difficult. Consequently, we tend to forfeit healthy habits and replace them for convenience. Whether that means pulling all-nighters, reaching for the soda instead of water, or […]

5 things you must do in Colorado

Listed as No. 9 on Top 10 best places to visit, Colorado is known for its breathtaking views, trendy lifestyle and laidback attitude. You’ll never find yourself bored with its rich culture and environment, not to mention growing food scene and endless breweries. Check out five things you must do if you’re a first-timer in […]

Yoga is for everyone. You down, dog?

Yoga has become increasing popular. Once a form of Eastern medicine, the practice is becoming a way of life for many in the West too. Although too many may love it for the comfy yoga pants instead of the amazing relief to the mind, body and soul, it remains an increasingly popular form of exercise […]

Hip-hop’s sordid past with sexual assault

XXXTentacion is one of the most talked about rappers of this year. He scored the tenth spot in XXL Magazine’s coveted Freshman Class. The XXL freshman issue has included everyone from Kendrick Lamar and Joey Bada$$ to Anderson Paak and Chance the Rapper. Needless to say, it’s a very big deal, one that comes with promotional […]

The 5 most-anticipated albums released this fall

Pop music continues to rock the charts in 2017. Artists like Miley Cyrus and Taylor Swift have shared a few singles in preparation for the release of their albums while breakout star Grace VanderWaal is ready to drop her first. These artists have kept us on our toes long enough, and we expect they will […]

Give us the news we want

The public relies on news to be informative and reliable in reporting current events. Recently, the war started by Mother Nature in her assault against Florida and the Caribbean islands during Hurricane Irma captured audience’s opinion on relief efforts while distracting from the actual war the United States is in. In the time that Hurricane […]

4 reasons last episode of Game of Thrones did not meet expectations

HBO’s “Game Of Thrones” has become a smash hit with critics and fans over the past seven years. The critically acclaimed drama was awarded 12 Emmys, more than any other show last season, and this year’s Season 7 premiere, “Dragonstone,” attracted10.1 million viewers, smashing all previous cable and streaming viewership records. The series’ most recent […]

5 reasons music festivals are still a blast

Festivals now offer an opportunity that captivates the full attention, time and savings of their patrons – reinventing the occasion from a typical live music event to a global affair. Since the infamous Woodstock, music festivals never quite lost their enticing flare, but with advanced technology, festivals have become more prominent and more extravagant than […]

5 reasons studying late at night is a good idea

If you step into an undergrad campus around midterms or finals, it’s not at all uncommon to find students up at all hours. While some may take a well-rounded and considerably healthier approach to studying, there are others who prefer to study 24/7. But students who prefer to study at night are onto something. This […]

5 reasons Donald Trump is unfit to be POTUS

How in the world did we get here? Donald Trump – the celebrity billionaire businessman – is the 45th president of the United States. It has been just over a year since he was elected and nearly 300 days since taking office. Much like the first 100-days-in-office milestone, his first 3000 days also reflects whatever […]

5 reasons Bitcoin could change the financial world

Our idea of “money” has evolved greatly over the centuries – from trade and bartering of objects, to gold and silver coins, to green paper bills, to plastic cards and now to online transactions. Although traditional financial institutions remain powerful, cryptocurrency has the potential to transform the global economy. Bitcoin is the digital transfer of […]

4 reasons you really should pay attention to politics

As Americans, we are the voices that drive our country. Many people seem to forget the power they hold when it comes to our government. Here are the main reasons why we should pay more attention to politics. We’ve all seen Jimmy Kimmel take to the streets of America asking citizens simple questions about current […]

4 reasons Megyn Kelly was absolutely the wrong choice for ‘The Today Show’

TV broadcaster Megyn Kelly went live this week as she hosted her highly anticipated show “Megyn Kelly Today.” Kelly, the former Fox News anchor, has now made the transition from hard-hitting evening news to the world of light-hearted morning entertainment. Leaving her audience with the question, “Was Megyn Kelly the right choice for “Today”? The […]

5 reasons the ‘hookup culture’ must end

Ninety-one percent of college students claim their lives are dominated by the “hookup culture,” the more casual dynamic that has taken over today’s dating scene. A hook-up is technically defined as any affectionate physical act with another person, regardless of the level of intimacy, and it can be classified into four different culture types – […]

4 ways Trump’s travel ban hurts our communities

President Donald Trump enacted an executive order on Sept. 25 that restricts travel to the United States from eight predominantly Muslim countries. The controversial travel ban was to go into effect Oct. 18 and would have restricted residents of Chad, Libya, Iran, Syria, Yemen,Venezuela, Somalia and North Korea from obtaining visas. This newest travel ban […]

Seven things retail workers really want you to know (and yes, we are talking about you)

If you’ve ever worked retail, you know that it’s equivalent to someone punching you in the face repeatedly and being told to smile the entire time. This is definitely one of the worst jobs you can have, especially come holiday season and the customers don’t seem to get it. If you’re a customer and ever wondered what […]

Seven reasons ‘Nashville’ is the best show you could watch on TV

“Nashville” – formerly on ABC before CMT picked up the canceled show – highlights a family, their friends, and all of the issues that come with country music fame. But unlike other TV shows, this one does something others do not – it makes you feel like you are actually experiencing the events with the […]

Taylor Swift’s top 5 enemies

Taylor Swift is a record- breaking pop star who is extremely talented at what she does. But she also has been known to get herself into trouble with other celebrities. Here are the top five among Swift’s enemies who likely don’t care too much about her latest album release. Haters gonna hate, hate, hate, hate, […]