August 2016 – Page 2 – The Leader Digital Magazine
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August 2016 - page 2

Articles/Editorial

The Leader Begins: Escaping the Thought Police

I’ve always been skeptical of authority Growing up inside a Parochial school system caused me to question my beliefs to the point of existential and philosophical angst. I had existed in a closed system of information for so long… how could I be sure that my worldview was right? I remember watching Bill Maher’s Religulous in… Continue

Articles/How To College

Freshmen Seminar Part 1: How to drink in the dorms like a pro

Welcome to The Leader Freshmen Seminar.  We know you freshmen are undergoing a huge transition in your lives, and we’d like to soften the blow by giving you everything you need to know, that your actual freshmen seminar class won’t teach you.  Check into theleader.us every Tuesday morning as we continue the freshmen seminar series throughout the semester.  Like… Continue

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News/Ode to the Humble/Video

An Ode to the Humble Part 1

Fort Hays State University Digital Cinema graduate student Tyler Parks had a busy year. Between producing Tiger Sports Network broadcasts and taking graduate level classes, Parks worked on directing a documentary that tells the story of FHSU guard Craig Nicholson, one of the school’s greatest true freshmen to go through the program. Parks traces Nicholson’s career… Continue

Articles/News/Satire

Why Apple’s latest emoji update isn’t diverse enough

Apple has committed to political activism this past year by introducing same-sex families and a palette of new skin tones in one of the most important phone updates in world history.  The tech company is taking it one step further by taking a firm stance on gun control and gender roles with their latest iOS update coming out September or October.… Continue

Articles/News

8 Ways to Make Your Home More Energy Efficient

Saving energy is not only good for the environment, but it’s also good for your wallet. You can save hundreds of dollars a year by making your home more energy efficient. There are plenty of ways to reduce your impact on the environment and many of them are cheap (Some local governments give rebates or… Continue

Articles/News

FHSU President Condemns Instagram Photo Controversy, Changes Conduct Policies

The following is a statement released via Facebook on the FHSU Page by Mirta Marti, president of Fort Hays State University, in regards to the recent Instagram post involving a sign reading “Freshman Daughter Drop-Off”. Martin ominously cites the “FHSU Honor Code“, which doesn’t currently exist on the FHSU website at the time of her announcement (see screenshot below).  Previously,… Continue

Articles/News

“Freshmen Daughter Drop-Off” Sign Spells Controversy for FHSU Community

EDIT: FHSU President Mirta Martin has since released a statement condemning the Instagram photo, and eludes to changes in FHSU’s conduct policies. A private Instagram post from a Fort Hays State University student triggered many in the FHSU community Friday afternoon, including activist group Jana’s Campaign, an organization with the purpose of reducing gender and relationship… Continue

Music/New Music

The Back To School House Party Hit List

Time to turn up. Have fun this weekend, be safe, and blow your speakers out with this party playlist, including new releases from Travi$ Scott, Schoolboy Q, Rae Sremmurd, and more. Wanna save on data? Download this app to keep the playlist on your phone.   Continue

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