OP-ED



2/20/2019, 6:00am

A Student First Solution for EMU Housing

Over the last several years, the EMU administration has made the decision to privatize several areas of campus operations that were previously under the full control of our public university. Recently, the administration has turned their attention toward renovating our aging housing infrastructure. Student Government is working to ensure that they take a student first approach in any potential renovations by holding the administration to a set of four core demands. 


1/30/2019, 6:00am

The Breakdown Of Civil Communication

On the weekend of Jan. 18, several marches were held in Washington D.C. During these rallies, an incident involving students from Covington Catholic High School and Native American activist Nathan Phillips went viral and many were quick to jump to conclusions over the ten second video.


12/12/2018, 3:55pm

A Call to Humanity

When you encounter antisemitism—or racism, Islamophobia, sexism, homophobia, or any of the myriad other forms of prejudice, discrimination, hatred, or xenophobia which run rampant in our society—don’t turn away. 


11/28/2018, 8:32am

A Feminist Response To The Shelving Of The Vagina Monologues

Recently, the Women’s Resource Center announced it would end productions of The Vagina Monologues. The reason? It’s insufficiently diverse and inclusive. First, let me be clear that I agree with that assessment, and I claim no attachment to the continuation of the monologues. But even as a queer feminist, soon to be graduating from Eastern’s Women’s and Gender Studies program, I write this: it’s a terrible mistake to end the monologues on a basis that boils down to The Vagina Monologues do it wrong. 


9/22/2013, 6:28pm

Ypsilanti provides tax abatements to businesses

The National Bureau of Economic Research announced a nascent recession in the United States in 2007, and then cited its end in 2009. There has since, however, been an economic malaise, with the national unemployment rate at 7.3 percent and state unemployment rate at 8.8 percent.