COLUMNS


2/10/2019, 7:27pm

P!nk’s Forward-Thinking Parenting Style

American popstar and activist P!nk said in a recent interview that she is raising her children in a label-less household to allow them to feel free to discover their own sexuality and gender expression, and it has sparked a discussion.


2/10/2019, 6:57pm

Jolly Green Nightmare

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., introduced her proposal for the Green New Deal this past Thursday. The Green New Deal promises instant action on climate change and promises economic stability to all American citizens. There are some troubling aspects of the proposal, however.


2/7/2019, 6:00am

Feminism Isn’t A Bad Word

Over the past few years, the feminist movement has been beaten down and given a negative connotation, but it’s only being misunderstood.  


1/31/2019, 6:00am

The 91st Annual Oscar Nominations

On Jan. 22, the 91st annual Academy Award nominations were announced. While there were some disappointments, there's a lot to unpack regarding the lineup of nominations.


1/28/2019, 6:00am

A New Night Out For EMU Students

Local rapper and entrepreneur Anthony Meeks and his team of nine have created a new nightlife social event for students at EMU, and it’s gaining traction quick.  


1/23/2019, 6:00am

How To Overcome The January Blues

The holiday season has passed and January is upon us. Although it just seems like a new month, there is something about this time of year that needs to be talked about more. 


1/22/2019, 4:36pm

26 Days Later: The Shutdown Needs To End

As of Jan. 16, the government shutdown has lasted twenty-six days. It is now the longest shutdown in U.S. history. How concerned should the average citizen be, and what are the effects of such a long shutdown? 


1/16/2019, 6:00am

What’s New In The NBA

With the holiday season come and gone and the football season in the past, it’s time to focus on the wonderful sport of basketball. 


1/15/2019, 6:00am

Social Media's Impact on Body Image

Whether it’s photos at the beach, a night out with friends, or selfies with your cat, we all tend to share the best parts of our life on social media. But for some people, social media has turned into something much more serious. 


1/14/2019, 5:46pm

How To Meet Your New Year's Resolutions

The arrival of a new year comes with the opportunity to have a fresh start in life. From losing weight and hitting the gym, to putting time aside to study, whatever resolution you want to fulfill for 2019, these four tips can help you meet your goals. 


12/12/2018, 6:00am

How Should We Address Prejudice On Campus

On Dec. 9, a journalist for the Eastern Echo reported that a message condemning anti-semitism on the freedom walls had been tampered with. Remaining silent when this kind of speech emerges sends a message of consent. The students of EMU stand with the Jewish community as we fight to create a more unified campus. 


12/11/2018, 6:00am

Is Kamala Harris The Next Progressive Champion?

As a biracial woman, Kamala Harris made history as the first Indian-American to serve in the Senate, and just the second African-American woman to do so. As one of the more popular potential candidates for the 2020 race, will she also become the first woman president?


12/10/2018, 6:00am

Holiday Self Care

The holidays are coming up, and most of us are getting ready to head home for winter break. Balancing the pros and cons of leaving for break can be daunting, but I break down some things to be thankful for and ways to cope with stressful families.


12/4/2018, 4:44pm

Democrats Aren’t Looking For Pragmatic

Klobuchar is a centrist democrat, mirroring many of the policy positions of Hillary Clinton in 2016. One of her campaign values involves fixing and expanding the Affordable Care Act and expanding existing programs like social security and medicaid. She’s also made it a priority to reduce prescription drug prices by boosting competition and allowing imported medicine from Canada.


11/30/2018, 6:00am

Five Myths About Finals Week

The amounts of pressure students feel the need to place on themselves when finals week rears its ugly head every year is, in all honesty, too extreme. The following are some myths surrounding finals preparation and why you shouldn’t be worried.  


11/29/2018, 6:00am

It’s Time to Talk About Job Automation

It is estimated that as many as half of American workers have the potential to find their jobs replaced by technology in the next couple of decades. With a shifting technological landscape, will job growth keep pace with job loss?


11/28/2018, 6:00am

Bernie 2020

What propelled Sanders from being a relatively unknown Senator from Vermont to a household name was his populist campaign that promised Americans an economy that works for everyone, not just the wealthy. His message resonated with those who are tired of the status quo. 


11/26/2018, 6:00am

Should We Look Forward To The Future NFL?

Last Monday was one of the most exciting football games I have ever witnessed. The Kansas City Chiefs took on the Los Angeles Rams in a battle that best compared to Joe Frazier and Muhammad Ali exchanging punches through 15 rounds. By the end of the game both teams totaled 105 points, 1001 yards and 7 turnovers. I loved it. 


11/20/2018, 6:00am

Beto 2020

The 2018 election has officially wrapped up and whispers of potential candidates to face President Trump in 2020 have begun to spread. Beto O’Rourke is one of those people.