Leah Watts during the final swim meet of the year

LR swimming sets new records in final competition of year

By: Ned Kaish The Lenoir-Rhyne University swim team ended the year on a more than a few high notes at the Bluegrass Mountain Conference Championships. The team broke several school records and the women’s team finished in the top 10. Sophomore Leah Watts had a fantastic weekend breaking three individual school records to go along…

Lara Crumpton shows how to effectively cough/sneeze into the arm. Photo Credit: Anna Harris

Fighting the flu season

By: Anna Harris              Flu season is a time of year that every student dreads. It is a time of stuffy noses, headaches, fever and fatigue. It is important for college students to keep the body healthy in order to make it to classes and practices.             To prevent getting sick…

Freshmen Morgan Cooper and Dahquan Pauling spend their Friday afternoon talking and laughing outside on the Morgan Hall patio.

Photo by: Jazmine Charles

Valentine’s Day causes bigger problems than broken hearts

By: Jazmine Charles Depression can occur during any time of the year; however those who feel lonely or unloved may see this problem arouse near Valentine’s Day. Every year people go out and celebrate this ‘love-induced’ holiday. However, there are many people, especially young adults, who are vulnerable to being victims in extreme cases of…

Burned popcorn?

Story by: David Bradham, Jr. The fire alarms in Isenhour dorm went off earlier this evening sending residents in panic and confusion. “I was just in my room and all of a sudden the fire alarm goes off and I open my door and everyone’s out in the hall, then we just started Walking down…

Photo Illustration by Tiffany Fields

Campus love

By: Kate Coleman She walked into her Freshman Year Experience (FYE) first day of classes, both nervous and excited to begin her college career. As she walked in, she noticed a boy across the room that caught her eye. He was cute and seemed really nice. Little did she know, they would end up getting…

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Professor vs. Student Debate

Media bias DOES exist By Zach Clayton To say that there is no bias in the media is preposterous. In fact, I have to laugh and shake my head when someone tells me that! By morality standards, the first rule of journalism is to not show any bias at all. Sure, this is a good…

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New year, new coach, new attitude for LR baseball

By: Ned Kaish It’s a new day for Lenoir Rhyne baseball under the direction of first year coach Tom Fleenor. Fleenor comes to Lenoir Rhyne from USC Sumter where he started the program at the junior college and found great success winning over 70 percent of their games over six years. Fleenor graduated from Tennessee…