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Call of the contrarian

Call of the contrarian

William Rein

May 6, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion

To be a contrarian is to disagree with the majority consensus on principle — no matter how criticized that position might be.When I began actively studying logic, I was amazed with its simplistic deductions and validity and how much stupid bullshit I had previously believed in. I came from a li...

Be civil in Facebook political debates

Be civil in Facebook political debates

Brittany Mcclintock

May 3, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Social media is all about sharing personal things or random cat videos. Facebook is the biggest platform to post articles about things that a person typically cares about. And more often than not, people post political articles, especially now since it’s an election year.The only thing about pol...

Vegetarians are less ethical than omnivores

Vegetarians are less ethical than omnivores

William Rein

February 25, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Eating meat is a choice humans can make. My only real opinion, about anything, is that no one should make a choice for someone else, being a believer in the preservation of human dignity concerning voluntary decisions.However, in the contemporary meat-eating debate, there are certain uncontested ethics wh...

Voicing opinions is hard, crucial

Julianna Eveland

December 8, 2014


Filed under Columns, Opinion

I have been writing for the opinion section for two semesters and now realize this is one of the few places I feel comfortable expressing my opinions. In class or in some social situations, I find myself trying to censor my opinions in hopes of not stepping on any toes. Sometimes it's scary to put my tho...

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