Opinion

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The benefits of a private school education

May 3, 2015 at 3:43 pm 0 comments

Although I applied to colleges near both costs and went on numerous college visits, I compared every school to SMU. I knew if SMU would have me, I would be proud to be the eighth member of my family to be a Mustang. As most of my high school friends headed to large universities, my adjustment seemed easier than theirs.

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Hillary Clinton needs to appear less self-absorbed and more down to earth

May 3, 2015 at 2:57 pm 0 comments

Impersonations of politicians on “SNL” aren’t usually too far from the truth, but one presidential candidate’s reality seems to mirror her stereotype too closely for her campaign staff’s comfort.

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Bud Light’s #UpForWhatever slogan crosses the line

Bud Light’s #UpForWhatever slogan crosses the line

May 3, 2015 at 2:33 pm 0 comments

Bud Light lands in hot water after they supplemented their slogan “#UpForWhatever” with a provocative subline: “The perfect beer for removing ‘no’ from your vocabulary from the night.”

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Misinterpretations about the Baltimore protests

April 30, 2015 at 8:01 pm 0 comments

Here we are, yet again, discussing race relations in the United States due to another life unjustifiably being taken away at the hands of the police.

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‘Fight of the Century:’ Mayweather vs. Pacquiao, why the match will go to the American

April 30, 2015 at 7:39 pm 0 comments

After five years of waiting, the world will finally see Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao square off at the MGM Garden Arena in Las Vegas. A contest that many dub the “Fight of the Century” will air on May 2 and only one thing is certain: both boxers will earn millions after the bout.

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Final thoughts on leaving SMU

Final thoughts on leaving SMU

April 30, 2015 at 7:28 pm 0 comments

I’ve only ever known SMU. My family has a love for this school, Peruna is my only mascot, my 9-year-old sister is a future Mustang and I bleed red and blue (lol literally). When I transferred in my sophomore year, I was ecstatic to form my own memories and make my own way at the best school on earth.

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Baltimore’s violent protests are causing more problems than they are solving

April 28, 2015 at 8:17 pm 0 comments

Riots erupted in Baltimore shortly after the funeral of Freddie Gray, a man who died of a severe spinal injury after police arrested him. The rioting started within a mile of where officers arrested Gray, but by midnight fanned to East Baltimore and surrounding neighborhoods.

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There’s more important things to discuss than Bruce Jenner

April 28, 2015 at 7:56 pm 0 comments

Three of the most talked about news topics right now are the earthquake in Nepal, the riots in Baltimore, and Bruce Jenner. One of these does not belong, because one of these isn’t news.

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Five tips to ward off your stalker

Five tips to ward off your stalker

April 28, 2015 at 7:31 pm 0 comments

Almost nothing feels more uncomfortable than the unwanted, uninvited, and intrusive attention of a stalker. Stop the stalker before things get out of hand.

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Stop basing your bigotry off the Bible

Stop basing your bigotry off the Bible

April 26, 2015 at 2:32 pm 0 comments

The Bible teaches us to love our neighbors. So how can people deny certain rights for a group of individuals simply because of their sexual orientation?

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