OPINIONS


6/6/2015, 4:20pm

Column: EMU Soccer is better than the "Power Three"

When it comes to the athletics program at Eastern Michigan University, Mid-American Conference regular season wins, titles, appearances in MAC tournaments and championships are the most important goals for the respective teams. And no team at Eastern Michigan University has exemplified and attained these goals in the past five years more than the Women’s Soccer team, led by head coach Scott Hall.


5/31/2015, 10:54am

EMU's smoking ban is a good thing

According to the American Lung Association, “smoking is the number one cause of preventable disease and death worldwide.” Not only does smoking and tobacco use affect those using it, but the results from secondhand smoke are just as bad.


5/24/2015, 9:27am

Millennials changing societal norms

If I’m being honest, I’ll admit that I appreciate a full, well-trimmed man-beard. While some people might see a man’s unshaven face as rough and barbaric, I know I’m not alone in viewing a well-kept beard as a sign of maturity, authority, and having a general indie-hipster persona.


5/24/2015, 9:20am

Be the change you want to see

In times of economic recession and political failure, it is up to the citizenry to alter the course of history, as we must all be the change we wish to see in the world.


5/17/2015, 10:48am

Geothermal energy is the next step

When people talk about the oil industry in the United States, conversations tend to spiral downhill as we hope for a greener future, but expect no immediate changes.


5/17/2015, 10:47am

Why you should vote for Bernie Sanders

In a time when the wealthiest people in the nation have more wealth than the bottom 90 percent combined, when they hold more influence than those in office, and when the voice of the people has virtually no effect on the policies being put into place, it is entirely evident that we need a major change in the ways we think and do things.


5/17/2015, 10:45am

Risks of e-cigarettes

Every day I see it more and more frequently, students walking around or standing outside classes puffing away, not on traditional cigarettes, but on Electronic Cigarettes.


5/17/2015, 10:44am

Marvel films are sexist

The comic book film industry has a huge problem with how it portrays its female characters – in that it doesn’t.


5/17/2015, 10:42am

Why government spying should disturb you

Right now, the government is collecting the metadata – the digital trail you leave on your electronic devices – of millions of Americans and storing it in huge data-mining facilities across the country.