The Monogamous Tinder Experience

Mara Feliciano, Mara is a senior double majoring in criminal justice and political science.
September 29, 2014
Filed under Columns, Opinions

Is it okay for a married couple, or even those in a committed relationship, to have a Tinder account? Tinder is an online dating app through which potential dates and relationships can be found, and it is often associated with the hook-up culture.   It makes finding casual sex much simpler, especially... Read more »

Examining the ethics and efficacy of drone strikes

Hunter Paul, Opinions Editor
September 29, 2014
Filed under Columns, Opinions

The march of civilization towards the present has endowed mankind with countless revolutionary technologies that have raised our quality of life to an unprecedented standard. Yet, along with these innovations comes a more insidious category: the advent of weapons that have irreversibly changed the face... Read more »

End the domestic violence divide

Jonathan Murrietta, Contributing Writer
September 28, 2014
Filed under Opinions

Why is Hope Solo allowed to play on the soccer field for the Seattle Reigns amidst her domestic violence charges while Adrian Peterson sits at home, deactivated by the Vikings for his indictments of child abuse? Why is Solo captain of the national team and receiving praise for her 73rd career... Read more »

Attorney General Eric Holder is resigning, good riddance

Mara Feliciano, Contributing Writer
September 28, 2014
Filed under Opinions

On Thursday, United States Attorney General Eric H. Holder, Jr. announced his resignation from his position as the top law enforcement official in the country. His official departure from the Department of Justice (DOJ) will leave behind a mixed legacy with respect to some of the country’s most divisive... Read more »

Because they’re happy: 91 lashings and six months imprisonment

Jessica Olave, Contributing Writer
September 24, 2014
Filed under Opinions

On Sept. 19, seven Iranians were sentenced to 91 lashings and six months imprisonment for a video depicting them dancing on the rooftops of Tehran to Pharrell’s “Happy.” The video, called “Happy in Tehran,” was part of a campaign... Read more »

End the domestic violence divide

Jonathan Murrietta, Contributing Writer
September 24, 2014
Filed under Opinions

Why is Hope Solo allowed to play on the soccer field for the Seattle Reigns amidst her domestic violence charges while Adrian Peterson sits at home, deactivated by the Vikings for his indictments of child abuse? Why is Solo captain of the national team and getting praise for her 73rd career... Read more »

Police officers consistently fail to appropriately respond to mentally ill suspects

Seth Rockenmacher, Senior majoring in Journalism.
September 23, 2014
Filed under Columns, Opinions

The role of a police officer is to protect and serve. With the help of a generation fueled by cell-phones and online media, incidents of police brutality tend to go viral instantly. The troubling issue of police brutality is emerging onto the forefront of the national political discourse. Videos of our... Read more »

How is marijuana legalization going? Quite well, actually

Hunter Paul, Opinions Editor
September 23, 2014
Filed under Columns, Opinions

After Colorado and Washington legalized the possession and consumption of cannabis in 2012, prohibition supporters proffered their usual doomsday prophecies replete with arguments about increased youth consumption, more deaths on the roads and increased crime, and especially increased crime at marijuana... Read more »