“F-Bombs for Feminism” will not resolve gender inequality

Jonathan Murrietta, Contributing Writer
October 30, 2014
Filed under Opinions

Potty-mouthed princesses as young as six years old are sounding off on sexism and gender inequality in a controversial feminist ad-campaign that has gone viral. The video is the brainchild of an organization called FCKH8, a “for-profit t-shirt company with an activist heart and a passionate social... Read more »

Why the United States should re-establish ties with Cuba.

Jacob Yungman, Contributing Writer
October 28, 2014
Filed under Columns, Opinions

Despite the fact that the Berlin Wall fell down two decades ago during the collapse of the Soviet Union, the U.S. economic embargo on Cuba remains. Despite all of the shifting sands in terms of America’s bilateral relationships during the last half a century, the hostile relationship between the U.S.... Read more »

It’s time to build a bridge between Russia and Alaska

Emily Rasmussen, Assistant News Editor
October 28, 2014
Filed under Opinions

Imagine the most epic road trip of your life – cruising to places unknown, friends packed in your car alongside plastic wrappers from gas station food and having to pull over every five minutes for a bathroom break. Road trips are a classic American way to see new places, but what if it were possible... Read more »

Rand Paul’s foreign policy is world class

Hunter Paul , Opinions Editor
October 28, 2014
Filed under Columns, Opinions

Rand Paul is not his father, especially when it comes to foreign policy. Last week, Paul laid out a remarkably rational and appealing case for conservative realism at the Center for The National Interest, distilling all of the lessons we have learned since... Read more »

The “Dark Web:” a hotbed for child porn, terrorism and democracy

Hunter Paul, Opinions Editor
October 27, 2014
Filed under Columns, Opinions

To properly understand the “Dark Web,” one must picture the Internet as an iceberg: there is the Surface Web, upon which we waste our time watching cat videos and spewing ill-informed opinions onto the YouTube comments section – and then there is the “Dark Web,” which is comprised of encrypted... Read more »

Good intentions

Amy Patton, Contributing Writer
October 22, 2014
Filed under Opinions

Unbeknownst to me, and just about everyone else I have spoken to, Wednesday was national anti-bullying day. The University Student Union Program Council held an anti-bullying event, called Unite Against Bullying, on the Southwest terrace on campus to recognize anti-bullying day. Attendance was... Read more »

The case for raising the minimum wage

Jacob Yungman, Staff Writer
October 22, 2014
Filed under Opinions

Raising the federal minimum wage is a hotly debated topic in congress. However, a November 2013 Gallup poll indicated that 76 percent of Americans support raising the federal minimum wage, which is $7.25. A popular action like this should be easily implemented; however, detractors of a higher minimum... Read more »

Ebola and the Fear-Mongering Media

Mara Feliciano, Contributing Writer
October 22, 2014
Filed under Opinions

Ebola sells. Not the disease, but the fears behind it. The media is making Ebola out to be the next big bad thing that will eliminate the population and turn reality into an episode of The Walking Dead. Ebola is not a population-wiping virus that turns everyone into walking zombies. It’s a virus... Read more »