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The people of Hong Kong are completely justified in protesting the Chinese government

by Miles Streicek, Staff Writer

September 18, 2019

I am currently studying abroad in Taiwan and since coming to east Asia, the events that recently transpired here seem far less distant and much more tangible.  I have gotten to speak with several people from Hong Kong during...

Tampons are not a luxury, they are human rights

by Athena Jreij, Contributor

September 18, 2019

From the time a young girl begins her journey of development, she will be hassled with the additional costs of being a woman, both social and material.  She must purchase bras, which she will have to repurchase as she continues to grow....

The media’s constant coverage of the president is exhausting our nation

by Patrick Doyle, Contributor

September 18, 2019

The 2016 election was the first one I paid any attention to.  Starting the year prior, I began to involve myself in the news cycle as I learned to find information from multiple sources and carefully comb through the truth...

The Trump administration’s gag rule is unethical and must be overturned

by Catherine Van Weele, Opinion Editor

September 11, 2019

Earlier this year, the Trump administration made changes to Title X, prohibiting medical clinics from referring patients to abortion services. Health care centers that are part of Title X are additionally required to be financia...

It’s time to rethink the way we view progress

by Charlie Vargas, Staff Writer

September 11, 2019

Too often the idea of progress is equated to linearity. As a result, statements like, "It is 2019. How is it that we are still (fill in the blank)?" become frequent occurrences. Comments like these diminish the acknowledgment and...

What college life is like without a social media presence

by Patrick Doyle, Contributor

September 4, 2019

Major social media platforms such as Snapchat, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Reddit, along with many others, are avidly used among a large percentage of Americans born in the last few decades. Before entering college, I was ...

Don’t stress about planning out your future. Embrace life step-by-step

by Ellyse Logan, Staff Writer

September 4, 2019

Growing up, summer vacation was always something to look forward to. I enjoyed the hot days by the beach and the lazy days stuck in the house. I was always stress free, even with the prospect of a few summer homework assignmen...