How to snack smart

How to snack smart

Meghin Hewitt and Rachel Keeney, Staff Writers
September 18, 2014
Filed under Blog, Opinions, Showcase

It’s Monday, you’re running late for class so you decide to grab a quick bite at the school convenience store. Then comes Tuesday and you end up doing the same. But then the trip turns into a frequent venture. What are these frequent trips costing you? At the campus convenience store, the price... Read more »

Unaccompanied minors are a refugee crisis, not an immigration crisis

Jessica Olave, Contributing Writer
September 18, 2014
Filed under Opinions

The mass exodus of children from Central America into the United States offers the perfect metaphor for the relationship between the two regions, with the United States taking on the role of the reluctant caregiver and Latin America playing the petulant child. The policies enacted in relation to Latin... Read more »

Ray Rice Scandal Highlights Deeper Problems with Society

Miranda Ceja, Contributing Writer
September 17, 2014
Filed under 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... 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 »