OPINIONS



7/16/2019, 4:44pm

Opinion: Whitmer administration should make Benton Harbor high school a shining example of school reform

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has been taking heat lately for her administration’s handling of the troubled school district of Benton Harbor Area Schools. Whitmer’s administration planned to close the district’s only high school because of its historically low academic performance and the fact that the district is more than $18 million in debt. 


7/14/2019, 4:33pm

Review: Machine Gun Kelly's "Hotel Diablo"

Cleveland rapper Machine Gun Kelly has made a rebirthing comeback to the mainstream on July 5 to deliver his genre-blending fourth album, “Hotel Diablo”. This new LP is a new awakening of divisive content as Baker seems to be more open on his life struggles and musical altercations. 


7/12/2019, 8:01pm

‘Good Omens’ review: Laughing through the end times

As May came to a close, so did the world of Amazon Prime's newest series, “Good Omens.” Based on the novel by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett, the series follows an unlikely pair that try to stop the end of the world, fool their respective bosses and save mankind. 


7/6/2019, 10:42pm

Opinion: Twitter takedowns versus necessary nuance

The spread of misinformation is rampant in the internet age. This includes information about politicians, and is evident in a Twitter thread involving Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.), the presidential candidate seeing a surge in polling since she confronted Joe Biden. 


7/5/2019, 4:15pm

Opinion: Immigration crisis desperately needs more attention

Democratic members of Congress toured an immigrant detention facility on Monday, and the report from their trip is truly horrifying. Tweet after tweet, those that went on the tour exposed the inhumane conditions under which migrants are being held. They also discussed the violent and careless atmosphere that surrounded the Customs and Border Protection officers.  


6/20/2019, 8:40pm

Opinion: Gary Peters has a lot of work to do before 2020

Sen. Gary Peters (D-Mich.) is up for reelection in 2020 and his first major competitor, John James, recently announced his candidacy. As a stronger-than-expected contender for U.S. Senate in 2018, Democrats are worried that the Michigan seat is now competitive.