Recent Stories in Editorials

The Migrant Caravan Story is Overblown

The condition in those countries have driven families to make the dangerous journey north, with high levels of violence and poverty flooding the region. It is astounding to me that people can’t have some empathy for those who are risking their life to try and find better living conditions for their family. 

A Letter to the Editor from Students for Justice in Palestine

Last week, an article was released in the Eastern Echo titled “A Mirrored Reflection of Apartheid.” While it is no surprise that colonizer rhetoric tends to dictate and the misconstrue the discourse surrounding oppressed peoples liberation struggle in effort to demonize organizing efforts, there are multiple claims that we would like to clear up since this article was a direct response to the mock Apartheid wall that Students for Justice in Palestine painted on the Freedom Walls.  

Why Kaepernick should move on

It’s time for Colin Kaepernick to forget about playing professional football. It’s not because of his inability either.

A reflection of Apartheid

This past week, as reported in the Echo, the “Students for Justice in Palestine” held a protest at the freedom wall which, not surprisingly, turned out to be rather controversial. 

Now, there are many different aspects of this event one could review or criticize, from freedom of speech to the many divisions between campus organizations, but I am going to focus on the heart of the protest, the accusation of Israel being an Apartheid State.

Taxes, Taxes, Taxes

“We want America to wake up on New Year’s Day, 2018, with a new tax system.” said House speaker Paul Ryan.

Kid Rock for Senate?

Kid Rock took the stage at the Little Caesars Arena grand opening, Tuesday, Sept. 12. The decision to have Kid Rock was controversial because of his recent comments about the confederate flag and his ambitions to take on Senator Debbie Stabenow and become Michigan’s new Senator. What would a “Kid Rock for Senate Campaign” look like?  

Those who protect should be protected

Time has passed since President Trump first tweeted about banning transgender Americans from serving in the military. At the time, it was a distraction from his failed attempt to replace “Obamacare.” Ann Coulter, well-known conservative political commentator, had a different take on the tweets.