Opinion

Understanding the Distrust between the Public and the CIA

1 year ago Triangle 0
Written by: Nathan Ecarma, Editor-in-chief Students filled the Rhea County room to hear a woman who spent her life serving the secretive organization known as the CIA. After her talk, a student raised his hand and asked how she navigated moral dilemmas because as a CIA agent she would have to face many moral gray Read More

Travel article: Lexington, Tenn.

1 year ago Triangle 0
Written by: Devin Burrow, staff writer Lexington, Tenn. — Settled between Memphis and Nashville in western Tenn., Lexington is home to an 83-year-old theater, a man-made lake and some of the South’s best pulled pork barbecue. But that is not all that makes Lexington special to those living in the community. Perhaps Lexington’s most historic Read More

Proper taxation: To tax or not to tax

1 year ago Triangle 0
Written by: Joshua Robe, staff writer Congress passed the most sweeping revision of the U.S. tax code in decades during the early morning hours of December 20, 2017. The response was swift and impassioned. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY), Senate Minority Leader, categorically condemned it, while President Donald Trump called it “HISTORIC TAX RELIEF for the Read More

12 Strong: The declassified true story of the horse soldiers

1 year ago Triangle 0
Written by: Dr. Reginald Ecarma, Faculty advisor  Bravery is beautiful. Watching American warriors scale mountains to fight terrorists is something to behold. Post-9/11 war on terror gets this immigrant-turned-American heart pounding, rooting for the good guys. Directed by Nicolai Fuglsig, 12 Strong is a true story from recently declassified data. The cinematography was realistic, the Read More