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Problems with gender equality

Problems with gender equality

Benjamin Wilks, Sports Editor

February 18, 2015


Filed under Columns, Opinions

As a man, it would be hard for me to comment on how women experience the oppression of a patriarchal society. I could easily say that there isn’t any kind of oppression because of how I was raised by my mother. I would never treat women in the ways of which I hear or read about, but that would only...

Leah: Pro-choice vs. pro-life: The debate continues

Leah Ulatowski, Editor-in-Chief

December 4, 2014


Filed under Columns, Opinions

Nearly every instance of genocide begins with someone denying the personhood of a group. This reasoning was the song behind every gunshot fired by Nazi troops and fueled the ferocity behind the slave driver’s whip. One will find remnants of the same ideology in deeming women unfit to vote and making Af...

Dear Davida: Broke for the Holidays

Dear Davida: Broke for the Holidays

Davida Marthenze, Staff Reporter

December 4, 2014


Filed under Columns, Opinions

Dear Davida, The holidays are coming up fast and I haven’t even started Christmas shopping yet. I’m really anxious about spending my money because, being a college student, I’m not sure if I can afford decent presents for my friends and family. How can I make this work? Signed, Broke for the Holidays   Dear...

Karalee: Should the legal drinking age be lowered to 18?

Karalee Manis, Staff Reporter

November 13, 2014


Filed under Columns, Opinions

If we’re all being honest, most of us have engaged in underage drinking. To my memory, my first drink was when I was 12 on New Year’s Eve; I had a sip of champagne and immediately went out the front door to spit it out. When I was 17, on the night of my brother’s high school graduation party, I...

The decision is not up to whites

Benjamin Wilks, Sports Editor

November 13, 2014


Filed under Columns, Opinions

No one has the power in any way, shape or form to stop white people from saying “nigger.” They can say the word all they want, but that doesn’t mean they can say it without consequences. When white people question why they can’t say it, they’re really asking, “Why can’t we say it and not...

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