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Health education is not the same as body shaming

Health education is not the same as body shaming

By Samantha Conrad

December 12, 2018

Filed under Commentary, Opinion

With the body positivity movement gaining more acceptance, people are becoming more confident and happy with their bodies, no matter the size or shape. However, many body positivity advocates glorify obe...

REVIEW: Strong women shine in ‘The Favourite’

REVIEW: Strong women shine in ‘The Favourite’

November 30, 2018

“The Favourite” is a quirky, historical drama set in 18th century England about Queen Anne’s rule while England is at war with the French. Directed by Yorgos Lanthimos, the film stars Emma Stone, Rache...

Famous women owe us nothing

Famous women owe us nothing

November 20, 2018

On Nov. 7, E! News reported  that 24-year-old artist Halsey and 41-year-old John Mayer appeared to be in a budding romance based on Instagram comments and posts shared between the two.Halsey responde...

Trump uses soldiers as pawns to further immigration agenda

Trump uses soldiers as pawns to further immigration agenda

November 9, 2018

President Donald Trump is using our armed forces like G.I. Joe action figures to push his anti-immigration agenda.Staging a “hurry up and wait” scenario for the military, President Trump is putting his own ...

Reduce, reuse, recycle and remember to vote

Reduce, reuse, recycle and remember to vote

By Kristen Nichols

November 2, 2018

Filed under Commentary, Opinion

Food shortages, wildfires, the death of coral reefs, coastal flooding, droughts and rampant poverty could be seen as early as 2040, according to an Oct 1. environmental report from the United Nations’ ...

Stop jumping into relationships

Stop jumping into relationships

By Halie Parkinson

October 29, 2018

Filed under Commentary, Opinion

Whether you swipe right on Tinder, scroll through social media or tackle the hook-up culture, the concept of dating surrounds us.We are constantly watching celebrities leap into new relationships, the ...

Elizabeth Warren’s DNA test insults Native Americans

Elizabeth Warren’s DNA test insults Native Americans

October 22, 2018

The long-running debate over Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s, D-Massachusetts, ethnic heritage has been resolved following DNA test results. The report, released Oct. 15 by the Boston Globe, states “[Warren] had a Native American in her family tree dating back six to 10 generations.”...

OPINION: Fatness doesn’t need permission

OPINION: Fatness doesn’t need permission

October 1, 2018

Tess Holliday, a size-22 model, will grace the October cover of Cosmopolitan UK. Noted commentator Piers Morgan criticized Holliday Aug. 30 after the cover’s preview release, stating the magazine’s ...

Kneeling for justice: a veteran’s response to NFL protests

Kneeling for justice: a veteran’s response to NFL protests

By Jermaine Nolen

September 4, 2018

Filed under Commentary, Opinion

When Colin Kaepernick first protested during the national anthem on Aug. 14, 2016, I was stationed in Souda Bay, Greece. The game was broadcast at 3:00 a.m. there, so I was not watching football while I...

OPINION: McCain stood up to Trump, but did not stand up for the marginalized

OPINION: McCain stood up to Trump, but did not stand up for the marginalized

By Jay Berghuis

September 4, 2018

Filed under Commentary, Opinion

In the wake of John McCain’s death from glioblastoma Aug. 25, headlines have defined his legacy: a “maverick,” according to Rolling Stone; a man with “a rare sense of honor,” according to NBC;...

The doors of suite 224

The doors of suite 224

By Zoë Haworth

May 7, 2018

Filed under Commentary, Opinion

When I graduated high school, I was excited about what the future held. I was about to attend Columbia to study graphic design and had high hopes for the experience. Now four years later, here I am, gr...

We create stories, but ours are still being told

We create stories, but ours are still being told

By Mackenzie Crosson

May 7, 2018

Filed under Commentary, Opinion

Being from Michigan, I visited Chicago often during summer vacations growing up. I was amazed by the massive flow of people crowding the sidewalks, breathtaking lakefront and the idea that endless opp...

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