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Women, diversity needed across all galaxies

Women, diversity needed across all galaxies

By Savannah Eadens

October 30, 2017

Filed under Commentary, Opinion

As Galen Erso is interrogated by Director Krennic in the opening scenes of the 2016 “Star Wars” anthology standalone “Rogue One,” Galen’s wife, Lyra, is killed by one of Krennic’s death troopers. Au...

Intro to intersectionality: All women deserve our attention

Intro to intersectionality: All women deserve our attention

By Tyra Bosnic

October 30, 2017

Filed under Commentary, Opinion

A teenage girl who migrated to the U.S. from Central America has finally been allowed her right to an abortion, and her case exemplifies the need to make feminism intersectional. The 17-year-old girl,...

Physical removal of racists is completely justified

Physical removal of racists is completely justified

By Olivia Deloian

October 23, 2017

Filed under Commentary, Opinion

On Oct. 10, a video from three days earlier in which a drunken white man on a Brooklyn-bound subway train yelled racial slurs at a group of young black men went viral. Several men and women, both black a...

Countries need to strive toward elimination of nuclear weapons

Countries need to strive toward elimination of nuclear weapons

By Alexa Rixon

October 16, 2017

Filed under Commentary, Opinion

The Norwegian Nobel Committee awarded the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons Oct. 6. ICAN succeeded in shepherding the first legally binding international tre...

Harvey Weinstein: poster child for society silencing abuse victims

Harvey Weinstein: poster child for society silencing abuse victims

By Tyra Bosnic

October 16, 2017

Filed under Commentary, Opinion

An Oct. 5 New York Times article, followed by a similar account in the New Yorker on Oct. 10, revealed nearly three decades of disturbing sexual abuse by Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, who has reache...

Equifax breach is a wake-up call for students

Equifax breach is a wake-up call for students

By Blaise Mesa

October 9, 2017

Filed under Commentary, Opinion

A security breach at Equifax—one of the major consumer credit reporting agencies in the country—could make some students the perfect targets for identity theft. Hackers may have access to students...

Athletes have home-field advantage protesting Trump’s comments

Athletes have home-field advantage protesting Trump’s comments

By Tyra Bosnic

October 2, 2017

Filed under Commentary, Opinion

As the national anthem played in football stadiums across the country Sept. 24, NFL players displayed solidarity and brotherhood on the sidelines unlike any team huddle. At Soldier Field, Chicago Bears...

It’s time to teach LGBTQ history

It’s time to teach LGBTQ history

September 25, 2017

California’s Fair, Accurate, Inclusive and Respectful Education Act was passed during the 2011–2012 school year and requires the state’s public schools to teach LGBTQ-inclusive history. However,...

Appreciate the good old days while they’re here

Appreciate the good old days while they’re here

By Charlie Connelly

September 25, 2017

Filed under Commentary, Opinion

As “The Office’s” Andy Bernard once delicately put it, “I wish there was a way to know you’re in the good old days before you’ve actually left them.” I know that the best is yet to come,...

Selena Gomez’s kidney transplant is a wake-up call

Selena Gomez’s kidney transplant is a wake-up call

By Brooke Pawling Stennett

September 18, 2017

Filed under Commentary, Opinion

Selena Gomez’s kidney transplant shocked the world—but not in the way it should have. The 25-year-old singer wrote to her 126 million Instagram followers Sept. 14 that she laid low this summer because she ...

Drugmakers still place profit over people

Drugmakers still place profit over people

By Tyra Bosnic

September 18, 2017

Filed under Commentary

Somewhere on the internet, someone is citing “Big Pharma” as a reason to oppose necessary vaccinations. But large pharmaceutical companies also can affect thousands of lives by failing to meet prod...

16 years later, it’s OK to laugh again

16 years later, it’s OK to laugh again

By Charlie Connelly

September 11, 2017

Filed under Commentary, Opinion

In the wake of the horrific 9/11 terrorist attacks, no one in the U. S. could be sure when normalcy would be re-established. Businesses closed, sports events were canceled and even the iconic sketch comedy platform...

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