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Federal institutions shouldn’t promote religion

Joseph Szalinski, Contributor

October 22, 2015

Filed under Opinion

The removal of a large replica of the Ten Commandments outside of an Oklahoma courthouse sparked controversy a couple of weeks ago. Critics of the removal made the over-used, asinine argument that our society is hurtling toward... Read more »

Labelling is limiting political viewpoints

Dylan Vamosi, Contributor

October 22, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Labels are easy. Labels are organized. Labels are useful because they bring ideas together and describe them in meaningful ways. It would be unrealistic, futile and silly to "remove" labels. Indeed, our entire language is tailored... Read more »

10 roommate commandments you should always follow

Janelle Wilson, Editor in Chief

October 15, 2015

Filed under Opinion

October is National Hate Your Roommate Month. Roommates: you either are simply annoyed by them or loathe them with every fiber of your being, but unless you have infinite money to put toward rent, then you’re pretty much stuck... Read more »

Needle Exchange programs combat HIV spread among heroin users

Joseph Szalinski, Contributor

October 15, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Heroin use is a major problem in this country. The drug’s increase in popularity in the last few years has made for more overdoses, more cases of addiction and more horror stories. Northeastern states like Maine and Vermont... Read more »

‘Save the Boobies’ unnecessarily sexualizes breast cancer

Haley Barnes, News Editor

October 1, 2015

Filed under Opinion

It's pretty much common knowledge that October is National Breast Cancer Awareness month. Breast cancer awareness is very important because according to breastcancer.org, one out of eight women will develop breast cancer at some ... Read more »

People must address and be open about their depression

Cheyenne Jackson, Contributor

October 1, 2015

Filed under Opinion

I’m going to say it. I’ve been holding it in for so long; I am ready to say it. Here it goes. I’m saying it. I have depression. Wow. That feels amazing. I want to say it some more. I have depression. I have... Read more »

Political correctness helps people work toward an ‘accurate and inclusive narrative’

Dylan Vamosi, Contributor

October 1, 2015

Filed under Opinion

“I think the big problem this country has is being politically correct,” ­ Donald Trump said. Ah, that is the problem in America. All we needed was Mr. Trump to articulate it so clearly.  What a meaningless, cheap bout... Read more »