Trojan Times

“Tone-Deaf” Pepsi Commercial Fizzles Out After Backlash

Shelby Haygood

April 18, 2017

By Mary Conner [email protected] Maybe the struggle of every Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement supporter, feminist, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer (LGBTQ+) ally, etc. could be over if they only brough...

The reputation of access media in the hands of the public


February 14, 2017

By Mary Conner [email protected] When it comes to news, information is at the hands of journalists looking to pro- vide truth to the open eyes and ears of the public. “Fake news” has become a topic o...

A new era of privacy; Apple and FBI clash on encryption


March 9, 2016

By Jannah Kalai [email protected] The Dec. 2, 2015 mass shooting on the San Bernardino Department of Public Health training event and holiday party heightened waves of xenophobia throughout western Europe and the United...

Religious persecution is alive and well; different religions have different privilege


September 29, 2015

By Risa Askerooth [email protected] The religious divide in the U.S. has never entirely been bridged. Even with the separation of church and state and a new push for tolerance, there is still a stigma surrounding ...

#DontJudgeChallenge gives beauty a bad name


September 1, 2015

By Risa Askerooth [email protected] There can be something said for reserving judgement for personality instead of appearance. This message, the goal of the #DontJudgeChallenge campaign, which has flooded Instagram, ...

Longer days should entail longer breaks


March 10, 2015

By Karen Neill [email protected] In the past few years, schedule changes have been occurring. Traditionally, spring break was two weeks long, winter was three weeks, fall break was nonexistent and summer break lasted...

To say or not to say: Where is line between free and too far?


February 9, 2015

On Jan. 7, French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo suffered a terroristic attack that resulted in the deaths of 12 people, including several prominent cartoonists and two police officers. The magazine, known for its iconoclastic...

Dying with dignity: It’s a personal choice


December 16, 2014

By Karen Neill [email protected] Life is about the decisions we make, and we make decisions that determine our future every day. However, the problem and the controversy surrounding this fact is: what do we do when those...

The Mockingjay spreads its wings: Part 1 satisfies emotionally


December 15, 2014

By Harlan Rose [email protected] The final book in The Hunger Games franchise, Mockingjay, is considered by many to be the weakest installment in the series. While the attack on the Capitol in the second half of the book is thoroughly...

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