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Norman Fucking Rockwell! tears up the modern feminist message

Norman Fucking Rockwell! tears up the modern feminist message

Kati Morris

September 18, 2019

Listen to the track "The Man" from Taylor Swift's new album, "Lover" and the message it sends is immediately clear. If I was the man, she said, "I'd be a fearless leader. I'd be an alpha type."Swift is no stranger to penning grade-A girl-power bops — her pop debut, "1989" was a self-empowerment album f...

Conversational: On Roommates

Reed McCoy, Opinion Columnist

April 28, 2019

Columnist Reed McCoy talks roommates; the good, the bad and the ugly. Reed McCoy can be reached [email protected] or @ReedMcCoy6 on Twitter.

Streaking will expose you more than what you think

Streaking will expose you more than what you think

Gage Northcutt

April 18, 2019

If you want to be funny, tell a joke. Don't take your clothes off and sprint down the sidewalk and streets.On a personal level, most sensible people wouldn’t want to expose their naked bodies to others in a public setting. If those dreams where you’re in school and somehow lose your pant...

First Impressions Podcast: The Elder Scrolls, Planned Parenthood and more

Rachael Bayuk and Alex Coba

April 15, 2019

What's your first thought? A new podcast from the minds of the Arts and Opinion section editors, Alex Coba and Rachael Bayuk. Discussing the Elder Scrolls Franchise and Planned Parenthood, on a first impression basis. ...

Online games: A toxic toll on my soul

Online games: A toxic toll on my soul

Reed Mccoy

March 26, 2019

Online games, from my own experience, are among the most rewarding types of games to play. Being able to immerse yourself in a fictional world full of real players is a truly awesome experience, especially if you have friends to play with. However, there is a dark side to the fun that comes with online ga...

Letters to: students who hog the parking

Letters to: students who hog the parking

Salma Reyes

March 26, 2019

Do you really need to take your car to school if you live close by?Dear students who live close to campus and decide to drive their cars to campus anyways,Hi, how are you doing? How was your two-minute drive to school? Were you able to find a parking space? I have a serious question for the students who...

Conversationals: Eating Vegan

Conversationals: Eating Vegan

Reed McCoy, Opinion Columnist

March 23, 2019

Reed McCoy can be reached at [email protected] or @ReedMcCoy6 on Twitter.

Trump isn’t the worst dog from the White House

Trump isn’t the worst dog from the White House

Reed Mccoy

March 21, 2019

What do you mean Trump isn't the worst President ever? Have you gone insane?Truthfully, no; while Trump may have a terrible presidential reputation in many social and political circles, it takes more than just a few years to adequately judge the legacy that a person has left behind. History passes judgment...

R. Kelly’s interview and the danger of entertainment news

R. Kelly’s interview and the danger of entertainment news

Gage Northcutt

March 20, 2019

Keep your eyes sharp, ears keen, and your skepticism at healthy levels while partaking in entertainment “news.”Let me make things clear: this is not a defense for R. Kelly, it is a defense for journalism and truth. That is why the performance of CBS and other media outlets alike is shameless ...

Apple and the chamber of overpricing

Apple and the chamber of overpricing

Reed Mccoy

March 12, 2019

Apple is one of those companies that seems to be everywhere, but they are especially apparent in the pit of people's wallets. When you pay for an Apple product, you are not paying for a computer, a phone or headphones. You are paying for the privilege of owning a very special (somehow), Apple-certified product.E...

Sexual abuse excused in the Vatican

Sexual abuse excused in the Vatican

Gage Northcutt

March 11, 2019

With so many lives ruined by decades of clerical sexual assault, is reform even possible for the Catholic Church?The Catholic Church’s disturbing history of abuse and scandal is no joke.The duties of a cleric have been continually broken for over half a century. Those entrusted to help the young h...

Trump is his own worst enemy

Trump is his own worst enemy

Gage Northcutt

February 27, 2019

I do believe that we need border security, and I do believe a wall may be helpful to prevent illegal activity there. The criminals who endanger the lives of many with drugs and human trafficking should be held accountable for their deeds. A good way to keep security tight is to make sure you have as...

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