OPINIONS


9/30/2015, 12:25am

Is Bernie Sanders really such a long shot?

I have admitted before that I don’t know much about politics. If I walked by a television that had a governor, senator or even our own president on the screen giving some sort of speech, I wasn’t going to stop and listen to what they had to say.


9/30/2015, 12:23am

Bernie Sanders is wrong about income inequality

Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has said that, “The issue of wealth and income inequality is the great moral issue of our time,” and “for the last 40 years the great middle class of our country—once the envy of the world—has been disappearing.” Sympathy for this kind of outrage is reflecting in the polls, showing Sanders to be a legitimate threat to Hillary Clinton in New Hampshire and Iowa.


9/27/2015, 10:37am

We cannot forget Sandra Bland

Racism in this country is not gone. It has simply transformed. Most people who paid attention to the news in early July, and who continued to pay attention, know about the death of Sandra Bland.


9/27/2015, 9:36am

Why we can't and shouldn't ignore sexism

It is well past time that we begin paying attention to sexism. It is well past time that we begin actually doing something about it. The other day, I was walking through the doors of the Mark Jefferson building to get to my chemistry class.


9/20/2015, 11:27am

How parents can help reduce child accidents

No parent ever wants to think about something terrible happening to his or her children—I know I always get chills thinking about it—but, the fact of the matter is that it happens and, according to the National Library of Medicine, the leading cause of death among children who have reached their first birthday is accidents which cause them to sustain fatal injuries.