The road to hell is paved with good intentions

Hunter Paul, Opinions Editor
September 22, 2014
Filed under Columns, Opinions

Few people would disagree that when it comes to sex, no means no, and that if someone fails to respect this, then he or she has committed the despicable crime of sexual assault. As a result of the long overdue cultural shift on this front which is taking hold across the nation, colleges are increasingly... Read more »

Craigslist is convenient, but untrustworthy

Mara Feliciano, Senior Double-Majoring in Criminal Justice and Political Science
September 22, 2014
Filed under Columns, Opinions

Craigslist is convenient. It’s easy to use, it’s fun to haggle and it’s a great feeling to get a good deal. Unlike Amazon and other online stores, it’s fast—you can get your purchases right away. As a college student, I have a college-student budget. Meaning, my frugal lifestyle is a means... Read more »

The evolution of America’s counterterrorism strategy

The evolution of America’s counterterrorism strategy

Hunter Paul, Opinions Editor
September 17, 2014
Filed under Columns, Opinions

After the catastrophic attacks of 9/11, while Americans were desperately trying to console one another, President George W. Bush attempted to help us make sense of the madness. He stated, “Terrorist attacks can shake the foundations of our biggest buildings, but they cannot touch the foundation of... Read more »

Ray Rice Scandal Highlights Deeper Problems with Society

Miranda Ceja, Contributing Writer
September 16, 2014
Filed under Columns, Opinions

The incident wherein Ray Rice viciously assaulted his fiancée in an elevator conceals a much deeper story. Violence against women remains an epidemic. Although our society has made improvements on this front, we still have a tremendously long way to go. Violence against women has been prevalent in... Read more »

Judge Masipa got the Pistorius Verdict Right

Judge Masipa got the Pistorius Verdict Right

Mara Feliciano, Contributing Writer
September 16, 2014
Filed under Columns, Opinions

On Thursday, Sept. 10, 2014, Oscar Pistorius, the South African paralympian who shot and killed his girlfriend on Valentine's Day last year, was found not guilty for premeditated murder; though, he was found "negligent" in the killing. South African judge... Read more »

What happens when you delay the delay

Mimi Nguyen and Brandi Johnson
September 16, 2014
Filed under Columns, Opinions

Despite issuing a promise to provide relief for the millions of undocumented immigrants in America, President Barack Obama made it very clear in an NBC interview on Sept. 6 that he is going to put a hold on granting deferred action for them. Journalist Chuck Todd, who conducted the interview, reasoned... Read more »

Be careful where you cast your stones

Jonathan Murrietta, Contributing Writer
September 14, 2014
Filed under Columns, Opinions

Minnesota Vikings star player Adrian Peterson wasn’t on the field Sunday. The NFL team deactivated the All-Pro running back after a Texas grand jury indicted Peterson for reckless injury of a child. And it was reckless. Peterson took a “switch,” an object likened to a wooden rod or... Read more »

Op-Ed: Ray Rice, NFL is blind to violence

Zachary Weber, Contributing Writer
September 11, 2014
Filed under Columns, Opinions

Roger Goodell and the NFL weren’t the only ones that dropped the ball on the Ray Rice domestic violence issue. The NFL is the most popular sport in America. They generate the most revenue; in 2011, they signed a television deal worth 27 billion according too Forbes. I have been watching the NFL... Read more »