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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.

OPINION: The case for teaching professors

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 03:41:57 +0000

Columnist Tam Kemabonta argues that the professor tenure system that pushes a culture of 'publish or perish' disadvantages students.

OPINION: NFL protests are too ambiguous

Wed, 25 Oct 2017 20:27:28 +0000

Opinions editor Sam Miner argues, "While the NFL is supposedly calling for unity and love, it seems more like the NFL’s way of turning actual change into mere obscure symbolism."

OPINION: St. Thomas taxi would reduce drunk driving

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 23:10:13 +0000

Opinions editor Sam Miner argues: "College students drinking is essentially unavoidable. College students drinking and driving should not be."

OPINION: A cut of Tommie-Johnnie profits should go to players

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 03:31:11 +0000

Columnist Jack Dodd argues: "St. Thomas football players should get a small piece of the pie from all of the profits made in the Tommie-Johnnie game at Target Field."

OPINION: Beware, you might be under threat from a stereotype

Tue, 10 Oct 2017 21:03:18 +0000

Columnist Tam Kemabonta argues a phenomenon called the "stereotype threat" holds some people back.

OPINION: Free speech is under attack

Tue, 10 Oct 2017 20:53:28 +0000

Columnist Tam Kemabonta argues that free speech and the First Amendment are under attack in America today.

OPINION: Guns on campus compromise safety

Fri, 29 Sep 2017 20:01:47 +0000

Opinions editor Sam Miner argues that the presence of guns reduces the safety of college campuses.

OPINION: Why Tommie-Johnnie at Target Field is a mistake

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 23:15:35 +0000

Columnist Jack Dodd writes about Tommie Johnnie at Target Field: "I believe this game holds a much deeper meaning than attendance records or luxurious facilities that modern-day sports fans seem to obsess over."