Maria Hernandez

Parasocial relationships can skew our thinking

November 4, 2022 at 11:01 am 0 comments

Have you ever felt a deep connection to a celebrity you may never meet? Do you defend all of their actions so they aren’t the bad guy? Have you spent an unhealthy amount of time researching their life? Have you ever felt like you know them personally? If you answeredRead More

Think of the victims: let’s stop idolizing serial killers

Think of the victims: let’s stop idolizing serial killers

November 4, 2022 at 10:59 am 0 comments

With it being a Halloween and spooky season, most people like scary stories, especially killer documentaries. Recently, Jeffrey Dahmer’s docudrama series was released on Netflix, starring Evan Peters in the main role.  The show is a very accurate rendition of what happened to the victims, and the attention to detailRead More

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Opinion: Be wary of the negative effects of social media

November 2, 2022 at 8:58 am 0 comments

By Camy Jones, special to the Chronicle Within our culture today, social media is what has shaped us into who we are. We go to the media for fashion advice, recipes, opinions, laughs, and an abundance of other reasons. For these reasons, we are led down rabbit holes of informationRead More

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Opinion: Packers won’t make playoffs

October 27, 2022 at 5:09 pm 0 comments

The Green Bay Packers are usually one of the best, most consistent teams in the NFL. However, they are off to a rocky start this season at a record of 3-4. They have lost their last three games, while only averaging around 18 points per game.   There are a fewRead More

Cy-Hawk game prediction

Cy-Hawk game prediction

September 8, 2022 at 2:22 pm 0 comments

If I had written this story a week ago, I would have told you that Iowa would beat Iowa State convincingly. But after the first game, my confidence level in the Hawkeyes plummeted. Last week was probably the worst game (at least on offense) that I have ever seen themRead More

Halle Reynolds

For low-risk births, look beyond traditional care

April 27, 2022 at 11:39 am 0 comments

Preparing to become a first-time parent (or second, third, and so on for that matter) and the events leading up to that big day when you finally attain parental status can be incredibly daunting. Being a mother myself, I can lend my own first-hand experience when it comes to vouchingRead More

The dysfunctions of TikTok

The dysfunctions of TikTok

April 27, 2022 at 11:38 am 1 comment

I have had TikTok since 2019, which could be considered the start of its rise in current popular social media apps. When I first got it, it was something you would be embarrassed to tell people that you had. It was seen as an app for little kids who postedRead More

Amila Saric

Let’s stay on Daylight Saving Time

April 27, 2022 at 11:37 am 0 comments

As the Sunshine Protection Act makes its way through the House to make daylight saving time permanent, the opinion on this bill has turned to online debates on where people would like their extra hour of sunlight to go. Opinions are split between three sides; people who approve of thisRead More