Opinion

The Ballot: The New Frontier for #MeToo

Illustration of Brett Kavanaugh

Regardless of which side of the aisle you were on in the spectacle surrounding the nomination and subsequent confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh as an Associate Judge of the Supreme Court of the United States, one thing remains clear: the entire debacle is

In Memory of the Queen of Soul

Image of Aretha Franklin which reads, "In memory of Aretha Franklin. March 25th, 1942 - August 16th, 2018."

On Aug. 16, the world lost a legend, an icon, a pioneer and a beautiful soul. Aretha Louise Franklin, the Queen of Soul, passed away due to pancreatic cancer in her home in Detroit, the city where it all began.

Remembering Senator John McCain

An image of John McCain, which reads "Senator John McCain, 1936 - 2018"

On Aug. 25, Senator John McCain passed away at 81 due to a malignant brain tumor, a day after ceasing treatment. McCain had been fighting cancer since last year, undergoing extensive treated with chemotherapy and radiation since its discovery.

A More Prominent Presence of Independent Students

Infographic explaining demographics of independent students

Independent college students, often referred to as nontraditional, have become the new majority of the student body on campuses throughout the United States.

Protecting Your Pup in the Heat

Photo of a cute black dog named Ekko

Protecting your pets from extreme heat this summer should be handled in the same way you’d protect yourself.

The Unmotivated Student

A student face palmed on his textbook and surrounded with many books and a glasses

Every day millions of students across the country are faced with the responsibility of juggling college classes while still trying to meet obligations outside the classroom. A full-time student will take at least 12 - 15 credit hours per semester.

The Charity Industry’s Lack of Transparency

Multiple of images of clothes titled "What Really Happens to the Clothes You Donate?"

The charity industry is failing to be transparent about the clothing donation process. Nobly named charities like Goodwill and Salvation Army are known for helping the needy with the things we don’t wear anymore.

Hate on a Dinner Plate

Comic of female dressed in green superhero outfit wielding a broccoli club at a male dressed in red superhero cape with bacon sword and ham shield.

There seem to be no limitations on hate speech when it comes to food. Carnivores and vegans are so vitriolic toward each other on social media that vegetarians like me can get caught in the crossfire.

A LUSHious Kind of Love

Photo of LUSH Inner Truth bath melt for transgender rights courtesy LUSH

LUSH, the organic cosmetics store known for colorful bath fizzies and soaps is not allowed to sell its “Love Soap” with #GayIsOkay printed on them in one hundred stores worldwide due to certain countries having “anti-gay” laws.

Killing the Next Generation One Bullet at a Time

Infographic comparing reasons for gun violence that have been debated.

On Wednesday, Feb. 14, Nikolas Cruz, 19, allegedly entered Stoneman Douglas High School with an AR-15 semi-automatic weapon and opened fire on hundreds of faculty members and students.

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