10/13/2017, 3:00pm

Demi's Diems: Coming Home

I see home in the eyes of my father as he hugs me for the first time in five weeks. I see home in the smiles on the faces of my old high school friends as we embrace and catch up on lost time. I see home in the purple walls of my childhood room, still plastered with One Direction posters that I was too lazy to take down when I moved away. 

Lifestyle 10/13/2017, 12:00pm

Outta Left Field: Boys will be boys

Cam Newton, reporter for Cosmopolitan Magazine, approaches me and asks about the process I went through when contouring my face with a pallet of makeup.  I look at him, giggle and say, “It’s funny to hear a male talk about makeup.”

Lifestyle 9/27/2017, 3:00pm

Over the Rainbow: Skin Deep - Police brutality has divided America

Think of the place where the walls are so thin you could hear the family upstairs argue every night. The place where you would lock your doors and roll up your windows. The place where cops stopped at every day, whether there was a reason or not. The place where the sun doesn’t seem to shine as bright as it does everywhere else. What do you call that place? 

Lifestyle 9/21/2017, 3:00pm

Abstract Thinking: Life in LaFollette

11 p.m., Thursday night.  Sit up in bed. Turn up the fan so you don’t sweat to death in your sleep. Watch centipedes run across the floor and into the closet. Lay down and go back to sleep. 

9/18/2017, 3:00pm

Musings from Moorman: It's time we abolish the Democratic Party

An issue of salience this year has been one requiring analysis from a historical perspective. I have increasingly noticed symbols historically associated with intolerance, hate, racism, etc. as part of the news. As a conservative, I believe these symbols of hate and injustice should be taken down.