Post Tagged with: "Opinion"

Candidates battle it out on Super Tuesday

March 8, 2016

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by Conrad Sain | Staff Writer The results of Super Tuesday paint a fractured picture for the Republican Party, a stark contrast to the unified… Read More ›

Importance of youth vote

March 8, 2016

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by Callie Coker | Staff Writer Many say that young people are a difficult demographic to win over. While it may seem like young voters… Read More ›

Term “plus-sized” is problematic for women

Term “plus-sized” is problematic for women

March 8, 2016

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by Justin Gold | Staff Writer Let’s face it: Sports Illustrated’s swimsuit covers have always been somewhat of a big deal. This is primarily because… Read More ›

Apple clashes with FBI over the right to privacy

Apple clashes with FBI over the right to privacy

March 1, 2016

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by Conrad Sain | Contributing Writer In the wake of the terrorist attacks on September 11, President George W. Bush passed the Patriot Act in… Read More ›

Rojavan revolutionaries fight for a better society

Rojavan revolutionaries fight for a better society

March 1, 2016

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by Maximilian Drexler | Contributing Writer Societies have been in a state of constant change through the ages. Human history is a series of dialectical… Read More ›

Student political survey

Student political survey

March 1, 2016

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The Opinion editors surveyed 80 students at the Involvement Fair on Wednesday, Feb. 17 to get a sense of the student body’s political leanings and… Read More ›

A different take on appropriation

March 1, 2016

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by Kavya Maddali | Staff Writer Before I start this piece, I want to state that this is solely my understanding of cultural appropriation, and… Read More ›

Efforts to combat ISIS  must be calculated

Efforts to combat ISIS must be calculated

February 23, 2016

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by Mustafa Mahmood | Contributing Writer An interesting parable that might do well to be utilized in our foreign policy ironically comes to us from… Read More ›

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia dies

February 23, 2016

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by Kavya Maddali | Staff Writer On Feb. 13, conservatives and liberals alike were stirred when Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia passed away. He was… Read More ›

SAT redesign

February 23, 2016

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by Callie Coker | Staff Writer As young people across the nation prepare for college, there is typically one factor of their application that proves… Read More ›

Forgoing a college education isn’t necessarily a bad thing

February 17, 2016

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by Aedan Richter | Staff Writer Is college really worth it? That depends. As a child, I grew up with two parents who had both… Read More ›

New bodies for Barbie promote healthy body image

New bodies for Barbie promote healthy body image

February 17, 2016

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by Callie Coker | Staff Writer Barbie is an icon among young children, and those who grew up playing with the dolls often use them… Read More ›

Music is an appropriate medium to discuss race issues

Music is an appropriate medium to discuss race issues

February 17, 2016

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by Aubrey Williams | Contributing Writer Music is an art form, and, like all art, it is a creative outlet. It has always been a… Read More ›

Letter to the Editor from Brother Mel Anderson

February 17, 2016

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Toward the close of January Term, on Tuesday evening, January 26, author Roland Merullo was introduced to a sizeable audience in the Soda Center to… Read More ›

FBI  tracks animal cruelty to prevent further abuse

FBI tracks animal cruelty to prevent further abuse

February 16, 2016

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by Gabby Vanacore | Assistant Opinion Editor On Jan. 1, 2016, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) took a major step forward when they began… Read More ›