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Letter to the Editor: Finding common ground on conflicting beliefs will create harmony among disagreement

Letter to the Editor: Finding common ground on conflicting beliefs will create harmony among disagreement

Paraic King

March 21, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Columns, Letters to the Editor, Mobile Headlines, Opinion

In the context of an evermore polarizing world exacerbated by social media echo chambers singing to their own tunes, what can we do to find harmony with our fellow humans?  First, we need to decide if singing together is indeed a goal worth striving for.  Maybe you think some people are just too ...

Protesters clash on campus

Protesters clash on campus

Jacqueline Morales

April 10, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, News

Gender Sexuality Equity Center students stood in opposition to views on abortion with the off-campus organization Project Truth April 10. In an attempt to inform students, Project Truth tabled on campus handing out magazines with images showing baby fetus' after abortion. GSEC students claimed the ima...

Presidential election vital to women’s rights

Presidential election vital to women’s rights

Emma Vidak-Benjamin

April 4, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion

With all the news surrounding this year’s election, it seems as if everyone is honed in on the candidates' stances on our nation’s most controversial issues. One of the most talked and argued about topics throughout this campaign has been that of abortion rights - a topic I find to be ex...

The truth about Planned Parenthood

Sarah Strausser

September 21, 2015


Filed under News

Planned Parenthood has been in the hot seat recently as an audit was called to try to stop state funding for the corporation following accusations of staff illegally selling fetuses without the consent of patients. In light of these allegations, Planned Parenthood claims to offer patients the opportunity to donate aborted fetuses to medical research, according to Beth H. Parker, chief legal council of Planned Parenthood Affiliates of California. Aborted fetuses have been used since the 1930s for research of vaccines and stem cells, which can lead...

Pamphlet protesters pushy, don’t persuade

Pamphlet protesters pushy, don’t persuade

Alyssa Dunning

November 3, 2014


Filed under Columns, Opinion

It's the age old story: girl meets boy, boy hands girl pamphlet, girl changes entire belief because of it. This must be how religious groups, companies and causes view their literature. Why else would they spend so much time and money harassing our student body on a daily basis? Petitioners plagu...

Abortion attitudes need adjusting

Julianna Eveland

May 9, 2014


Filed under Blogs, Opinion

Unplanned pregnancy can become a haunting reality for anyone that is sexually active. With abortion, women can avert the crisis of having to raise a child in unpredictable and unstable circumstances. But does having the option to abort a child give women a false sense of security? I've enco...

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