Opinion

Drivers need to slow down on campus

November 14, 2017

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By Aubrie McKeever | Staff Writer People at Saint Mary’s need to slow down when they are driving around campus. There have been many times… Read More ›

The Registrar’s Office experienced time-related problems during registration for the coming semester. (Marshall Lymburn/COLLEGIAN)

Registration problems for Spring 2018 create student hassle

November 14, 2017

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By Isabella Ferrante | Staff Writer For many of us here at Saint Mary’s, we chose to attend this college because of the small class… Read More ›

The U.S. goverment released some 3,000 ads the Russian goverment bought during the last election. (Courtesy of The Wall Street Journal)

Ads bought by Russia in 2016 responsible for election chaos

November 14, 2017

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By Alexander Victoria | Contributing Writer When I first heard allegations of Russian tampering in the 2016 Presidential Election, I must admit that I, alongside… Read More ›

President Donahue addressed the Saint Mary’s community in a general address and interactive Q&A. (Courtesy of Saint Mary’s College)

Pres. Donahue Q&A leaves students and faculty exasperated

November 14, 2017

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By Kiana Lei Yap | Opinion Columnist As a follow-up to President Donahue’s community address on Nov. 1, he invited the Saint Mary’s College community… Read More ›

Mass shootings are on the rise in America and make our country numb to the issue of gun violence. (Courtesy of Jonathan M. Metzl)

Society becoming overly desensitized to mass shootings

November 14, 2017

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By Kerry-Anne Loughman | Opinion Columnist Being a citizen of the United States of America is a unique experience. It is one that is unknown… Read More ›

The place of pit bulls in households is in question after a young boy was killed by his neighbor’s domesticated animal. (Courtesy of Time) Magazine)

Inhumane treatment of pit bulls is to blame for aggressive behavior

November 7, 2017

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By Tara George | Contributing Writer On Saturday, Oct. 21, a seven-year-old boy was killed by two of their neighbor’s pit bulls in Lowell, Massachusetts.… Read More ›

Kevin Spacey faces accusations of sexual assault and uses these claims as a platform to expose his true sexuality. (Courtesy of Business Insider)

Kevin Spacey reveals his sexuality to avoid sexual assult claims

November 7, 2017

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By Victoria Vidales | Staff Writer Over the past week, Hollywood actor Kevin Spacey has been in the spotlight due to accusations of sexual assault.… Read More ›

Unplugging during times of crisis

October 31, 2017

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By Stephanie Mauro | Contributing Writer With everything taking place in the world right now, from the Las Vegas mass shooting to the fires raging… Read More ›

The Trump administration has recently allowed healthcare companies to exempt birth control from their plans. (Courtesy of Reader’s Digest)

Roll backs on birth control discriminate against women

October 31, 2017

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By Tom Muyunga-Mukasa | Contributing Writer The Trump administration rolling back on birth control discriminates against women and the institution of child-bearing. When it comes… Read More ›

Response to the EPA’s call to cut back

October 31, 2017

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By Tara George | Contributing Writer In recent events, Scott Pruitt, the 14th administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, has announced that he will be… Read More ›

Letter to the Editor: Oct. 31, 2017

October 31, 2017

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To The Collegian Editor, If I may be so frank, I would like the opportunity to voice my opinion on an article that was recently… Read More ›

Boy Scouts of America has received various opinions regarding their decision to welcome girls into their organization. (Courtesy of CBS News)

Boy Scouts doesn’t give girls same opportunity as Girl Scouts

October 31, 2017

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By Kerry-Anne Loughman | Opinion Columnist In an attempt to foster inclusivity (and, from what many are saying, to boost membership), The Boy Scouts of… Read More ›

Moral issue at stake with immigration and DACA

October 17, 2017

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By Kiana Lei Yap | Opinion Columnist One of the biggest challenges in revamping national immigration regulations comes in the form of what to do… Read More ›

Be mindful of Halloween costumes

October 17, 2017

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Kerry-Anne Loughman | Opinion Columnist Halloween is a night of magic. It is a night of intentional fear and fun, of mystery and disguise, of… Read More ›

SAUDI ARABIA, a country that is well-known across the globe for the oppression of women, has finally lifted the ban against women operating vehicles. (Courtesy of The Economist)

Saudi Arabia reaches milestone, lifting its driving ban against women

October 17, 2017

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By Ramya Ramamoorthy | Staff Writer This past week, Saudi Arabia reached a major milestone not only in its own country, but around the world: It… Read More ›