Opinion

Campus Free Speech Under Attack

Info-graphic showing that most colleges suppress freedom of speech

American universities, once a hub for free expression and ideological debate, have now become places where everyone is encouraged to look different but think the same.

The Final Frontier

Artist rendering of SpaceX mars rocket

On Feb. 27, SpaceX announced plans to fly two private investors around the moon in its Dragon spacecraft in 2018. This will be the first lunar expedition since the early 70s, all of which were run by NASA.

How Many “Likes” Matter?

Illustration of L'il Hawkster body-shamed by muscle boy

Social media plays a significant role in the way we view ourselves. New tech savvy gadgets that guarantee the best selfies come out seemingly as fast as taking a photo and sending a post.

What’s Math Got To Do With It

Course selection at the beginning of each semester can be one of the most daunting tasks for college students. Aside from your personal interests, there are several factors to consider before signing up for a specific class.

The Right’s Assault on the Right to Protest

Since the election of President Trump in November, waves of protests have erupted across the country in response. Though most of these demonstrations have been peaceful, there have been unfortunate and rare instances of violence.

Politics in the Classroom

American colleges have become places where students expect to be able to freely voice their political opinions. In the 1960s, during the Vietnam war, students had rallies and sit-ins at campuses to protest the war.

Editorial

Despite only having been in office for a matter of weeks, the Trump administration’s flurry of activity already indicates grim developments on the horizon.

Free Tuition in New York

There is a plan for free tuition in the works to begin Fall 2017. Back when Senator Bernie Sanders was a Democratic candidate for the presidency, he proposed a plan to cover the cost of university tuition for low-income families.

A Poll Tax By Any Other Name

On Dec. 7, 2016, the Michigan House passed a piece of legislation requiring photo identification to vote, joining seven other states with similar laws.

Unraveling the Cornrows

Flicking through television channels, I came across a scene from an episode of Rob and Chyna, the latest spin off of the “reality” television show “Keeping up with the Kardashians.” In the scene, reality TV star Kim Kardashian was teaching her brother

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