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Cultural Connection

Miranda Martinez, Cactus Writer

May 10, 2017

The 1,172-mile (1,885-km) Dakota Access line runs from western North Dakota to Patoka, Illinois. The $3.8 billion project became a focus of international attention in the last year, drawing protesters from around the world, after...

Reflections: It’s Been a Good Run

Kamille Ritchie, Cactus Editor

May 10, 2017

As May quickly approaches, the reality becomes clear. This will be the last editorial I write for the Cactus. No longer will my face will be inside the first page of this newspaper. Am I happy? Yes, because I am moving to the...

Face-Face VS Online Courses

Monique Shifflette, Cactus Writer

May 10, 2017

College and University students are provided different platforms to obtain their education. These different class environments provide varied learning experiences, and some prefer one over the other. Here are the reasons why. Let’s...

Community College: Challenging the Stigma

Kamille Ritchie, Cactus Editor

May 10, 2017

When a person graduates from high school, a question they are likely to encounter is “Where are you going next?” Now some students already know they are attending a university, but for others, community college is the way...

Over the Rainbow

Over the Rainbow

March 22, 2017

Mountains Out of Mole Hills

Monique Shifflette, Cactus Writer

March 22, 2017

The movie Split has seemed to cause a bit of an uproar in the LGBTQ community. The film is about a man with dissociative identity disorder (DID), and due to the mental illness, the character has 24 different identities, or personalities....

The Cut to Planned Parenthood

Miranda Martinez, Cactus Writer

March 22, 2017

As far as Planned Parenthood is concerned, I'm pro-life. I'm totally against abortion, having to do with Planned Parenthood. But millions and millions of women -- cervical cancer, breast cancer -- are helped by Planned Parenthood....

Troubles Brewing in the Trump Administration

Kamille Ritchie, Cactus Editor

March 22, 2017

More unsettling news drifts from the Trump administration. It seems the nation can’t go a week without hearing something questionable our President has done. The weekend of President’s day, I heard some troubling news on my...

Thinking Air Force

Thinking Air Force

March 22, 2017

Cultural Connection

Miranda Martinez, Cactus Writer

March 22, 2017

Water protectors at Standing Rock, who have fought construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline, were surrounded by militarized police forces. They faced an evacuation order that the state of North Dakota and Army Corps of Engineers...

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