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OPINION: We should be proud of Marvel’s ‘Black Panther’

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 20:09:10 +0000

Sports Editor Gamiel Hall argues that everyone should feel uplifted by Marvel’s new “Black Panther” movie.

OPINION: ‘Thoughts and prayers’ are not sufficient

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 19:06:54 +0000

Following the 30th mass shooting in the U.S. this year, Opinions Editor Sam Miner argues that offering "thoughts and prayers" is no longer sufficient.

OPINION: Making a case for the Philadelphia Eagles

Sat, 03 Feb 2018 17:24:03 +0000

Not sure who to root for in the Super Bowl? Production Editor Noah Brown argues that the Philadelphia Eagles are the team that Vikings fans should root for.

OPINION: Making a case for the New England Patriots

Sat, 03 Feb 2018 17:11:44 +0000

Not sure who to root for in Super Bowl LII? Sports Editor Gamiel Hall argues that the Patriots are the team to cheer on this Sunday.

OPINION: Instagram is harmful to study abroad experiences

Fri, 02 Feb 2018 05:36:34 +0000

Now more than ever, students are plugged into social media during J-Term and semesters abroad. Web Manager Anne Kopas argues that constantly seeking the next great photo undermines the true value of travel and the study abroad experience.

OPINION: Support music artists despite expensive concert tickets

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 18:40:00 +0000

Reporter Benton Johnson argues in a column that musicians mostly make their money through tours, not online streams, which explains why tickets for Taylor Swift's concert at US Bank Stadium are so expensive.

OPINION: Investigate sexual harassment allegations before convicting the accused

Fri, 22 Dec 2017 02:19:27 +0000

Reporter Solveig Rennan argues in a column that both Sen. Al Franken and President Donald Trump should face fair ethics investigations on their sexual misconduct allegations before being found guilty in the eyes of the public.

OPINION: Sullivan’s racism reaction is repeated word for word

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 22:39:52 +0000

Opinions editor Sam Miner argues that President Julie Sullivan uses identical sentences in her responses to campus racial slur incidents, and that the university should do more to address the issues.

OPINION: Society needs to make sexual assault unacceptable

Fri, 01 Dec 2017 17:16:33 +0000

Opinions editor Sam Miner argues that the culture around sexual assault perpetrators and their victims needs to change.

OPINION: Studying abroad should be mandatory

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 23:51:26 +0000

Columnist Jack Dodd argues that studying abroad should be mandatory because it gives students a unique perspective.