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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...

I need a jacket

I need a jacket

By Mayan Darbyshire

May 7, 2018

Filed under Commentary, Opinion

When you are as unmotivated as I am, anything that happens feels like God’s blessing.I joined The Chronicle team as a second-semester senior. At that point, almost three years into college, I had be...

Enough is enough: Frat life needs to change

Enough is enough: Frat life needs to change

By Tessa Brubaker

April 30, 2018

Filed under Commentary, Opinion

A video of Syracuse University’s Theta Tau fraternity members went public April 19, showing them using homophobic, racist and anti-Semitic slurs. In another video released April 21 by the university...

We must recognize the Armenian genocide

We must recognize the Armenian genocide

By Olivia Deloian

April 23, 2018

Filed under Commentary, Opinion

“Who, after all, speaks today of the annihilation of the Armenians?” Adolf Hitler asked in an August 1939 speech as he stood poised to occupy Poland and exterminate its Jewish population.As aghast as I ...

Syrians need help, but not like that

Syrians need help, but not like that

By Tyra Bosnic

April 23, 2018

Filed under Commentary, Opinion

Are missiles now included in humanitarian aid kits?In response to another alleged chemical weapons attack in Syria, the U.S. led  airstrikes April 14 with the support of the U.K. and France. The missil...

Bully Hunters: a 12-year-old’s idea of a solution

Bully Hunters: a 12-year-old’s idea of a solution

April 22, 2018

The online Counter Strike: Global Offensive gaming group, Bully Hunters, claimed to have the perfect solution to harassment of female gamers. Women who felt cornered could contact Bully Hunters during the...

Female athletes need their time in the spotlight

Female athletes need their time in the spotlight

April 14, 2018

Female athletes are included in halls of fame and are instrumental to sports history, yet their athletic ability is sometimes questioned and their talents are often hidden.In an April 5 practice session, ...

13 Reasons Why: Trigger Warning

13 Reasons Why: Trigger Warning

By Grace Senior

April 11, 2018

Filed under Commentary, Opinion

Netflix announced March 21 a second season of "13 Reasons Why," adapted from Jay Asher's 2007 novel. The show's first season explored high school sophomore Hannah Baker's life and struggles that led to...

Congress silences sex workers with anti-sex trafficking bill

Congress silences sex workers with anti-sex trafficking bill

By Tyra Bosnic

April 9, 2018

Filed under Commentary, Opinion

Congress has passed a bill that can potentially hurt those it is meant to protect, and it comes with a slew of other consequences.The U.S. Senate overwhelmingly passed a bill March 21 meant to curb online...

OPINION: Creators, do not allow Sinclair to brainwash you

OPINION: Creators, do not allow Sinclair to brainwash you

April 8, 2018

In what we were all hoping was an April Fool’s Day joke, a March 31 video posted by Deadspin, a popular sports blog, went viral, showing dozens of news anchors reciting an identical anti-media messag...

15 years in Iraq takes a costly toll

15 years in Iraq takes a costly toll

By Eric Bradach

March 31, 2018

Filed under Commentary, Opinion

Turn on a cable news channel, and you’re likely to see a panel discussion about President Donald Trump rolling back regulations, updates about the Russia investigation or, if you’re in Chicago, the l...

Radical beliefs are not fashion statements

Radical beliefs are not fashion statements

By Tyra Bosnic

March 24, 2018

Filed under Commentary, Opinion

Can you really hold progressive politics if you don’t sell a $30 product that says so?For generations, people have staged sit-ins, strikes, riots and boycotts and have risked jail time, tarnished reputations and...

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