| 03.19.2018

Jonah Baker

Big-box legislators It’s no surprise commercial entities are leading the way in action on gun control

Much has been written about the cycle of shock, desire for action and apathy that follows a mass shooting. It seems as if no matter how raucous the public gets in their cries for gun control, the government that supposedly represents us stands pat on the issue. Maybe we were just looking in the wrong……

Friendly food Healthy eating is the key to a healthy and happy lifestyle, not just working out

Now that we are through February, it is safe to say that those who have stuck to their healthy New Year’s resolutions are making progress. Many others went to the gym a couple times in the first weeks after January before admitting defeat and succumbing to another year of less-than-healthy habits. Maybe it is the……

Faith-healing fallacy Idaho’s faith-healing exemption law is perhaps the state’s greatest embarrassment

  On Feb. 19, protesters in Boise carried 183 tiny wooden coffins up to the Capitol steps, according to an Idaho Statesman report.

Updated and outraged: Dislike The new Snapchat update is painfully awful to operate

Unless you have been living under a rock with no service, you have probably heard about Snapchat’s new update. It wouldn’t be surprising if you heard the backlash before even updating the app. Snapchat overhauled their interface this month, and the people’s revolt started almost immediately. A Change.org petition to remove the update has nearly……

A music, movie movement A recent run of strong movie soundtracks signals a changing trend in how we consume film

  Movie soundtracks are an interesting subset of today’s music. With the slow death of CDs and physical records, there will probably never be another soundtrack that sells 17 million copies like Whitney Houston’s production for “The Bodyguard”. However, the cultural and commercial impacts of soundtracks in today’s world cannot be denied. In fact, we……

Malcontent media mogul Facebook’s domination is coming into question thanks to young people

How often do you really engage with Facebook? “Engagement” doesn’t mean listlessly scrolling through the News Feed and watching a video or two.