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Cosmic horror: The fear of the unknown

Vinay Pratapa, Lode Writer

March 22, 2019

Filed under Opinion

Have you ever looked up at the night sky, staring at the countless stars sprinkled across the vast blackness of space? As you keep looking, its vastness grows, engulfing you with a sense of dread of infinite nothingness, that...

The UnLODEing Zone

The UnLODEing Zone

March 22, 2019

Useless Satanic panic

David Disney, Lode Writer

March 22, 2019

Filed under Opinion

If there’s one thing people are good at, it’s panicking. Mix in the prospect of both eternal damnation and their kid buying a Slipknot album and you’ve got a recipe for disaster. For whatever reason humans seem to be...

Neither east nor west

Rebecca Barkdoll, Opinion Editor

March 22, 2019

Filed under Opinion

Imagine, if you will, that you could go anywhere you wanted if only you could find the right passageway. No, I’m not talking about a flight plan to Mars or a portal to the top of Mt. Everest, but a doorway. For any of you who’ve...

The Dunning-Kruger effect: know your own self-worth

Vinay Pratapa, Lode Writer

March 22, 2019

Filed under Opinion

Have you ever failed at something despite doing better than everyone else? It could be a math test, a coding competition, a debate, anything you can think of (except probably not at making the best Harlem Shake video). In that...

The UnLODEin Zone

The UnLODEin Zone

March 22, 2019

The unreadable book

David Disney, Lode Writer

March 22, 2019

Filed under Opinion

There is something inherently human about writing. Civilization as we know it is impossible without a literate public. Basically, reading and writing are some of the things us humans do best. What if, however, there was something...

Respect not earned

Rebecca Barkdoll, Opinion Editor

March 22, 2019

Filed under Opinion

There’s always a lot of talk about respect going on, especially whenever the government makes controversial decisions. One side will disagree and typically start complaining about the people and circumstances involved. The other...

Hollywood whitewashing

Hollywood whitewashing

February 22, 2019

The UnLODEing Zone

The UnLODEing Zone

February 22, 2019

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