Opinion

Colleges should offer personal 
and gun safety courses

Colleges should offer personal and gun safety courses

February 26, 2015 at 7:44 pm 0 comments

By Natalie Yezbick After shootings at multiple colleges and the threat of sexual assault being so prevalent that the White House has stepped in, America’s universities have learned that these incidents can’t be predicted or eliminated. Many colleges have a personal fitness requirement, and schools should offer a personal and […]

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Remembering John Wesley, founder of Methodism

Remembering John Wesley, founder of Methodism

February 26, 2015 at 7:40 pm 0 comments

By Lee Downen The Englishmen aboard the wooden vessel cried out in fear as the winds howled and the storm raged. The German Moravians calmly continued singing to their God. The storm passed after a few hours, and John Wesley, a young Anglican minister, marveled at the different responses. He […]

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Syrian Kurdish militia members of YPG make V-sign next to poster of Abdullah Ocalan, jailed Kurdish rebel leader, and a Turkish army tank in the background in Esme village in Aleppo province, Syria, Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015. Turkey launched an overnight military operation into neighboring Syria to evacuate troops guarding an Ottoman tomb and to move the crypt to a new location, Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said Sunday. Davutoglu said they plan to build a new Ottoman tomb in Esme village, close to Turkey-Syria border. (AP Photo/Mursel Coban, Depo Photos)

Kurdish demands for more aid should be taken more seriously

February 26, 2015 at 7:33 pm 0 comments

By Brandon Roselius The United States has funded some of the world’s most questionable allies. Shiite militias, Sunni tribesmen, violent revolutionaries, and oppressive regimes have all been armed, supported, and funded by the United States government, yet the US still refuses to arm arguably one of their most stalwart allies […]

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Alaskans stay warm by lighting up and legalizing marijuana

Alaskans stay warm by lighting up and legalizing marijuana

February 25, 2015 at 7:01 pm 0 comments

Along with Washington, Oregon, and Colorado, Alaska has become the fourth state to legalize marijuana for recreational use. The ruling came when the state voted 53-47 to allow adults to use marijuana in private places. Legislators left many of the details, regulations and nuances to the lawmakers and regulators to […]

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Campus carry doesn’t hold the answer to reducing sexual assault

February 24, 2015 at 8:01 pm 0 comments

For years, legislatures, lawmakers, and lobbyists pursued a relentless campaign to permit adults, students and professors to carry guns on campus. Gaining tempo, gun lobbyists have pushed hard to pass legislation that would allow this reality to happen. Lawmakers in ten states, including Texas, occupied with adapting looser campus carry […]

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Why we need Black History Month

Why we need Black History Month

February 24, 2015 at 7:42 pm 0 comments

By Tyler Owen Every February my Facebook and Twitter feeds are flooded with a plethora of inspirational quotes photoshopped onto images of Martin Luther King, Jr. and Malcolm X. But about two years ago, a new image began to pop up. Superimposed, the image features Morgan Freeman and is typically […]

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Reflections on my first tattoo experience

Reflections on my first tattoo experience

February 22, 2015 at 3:32 pm 0 comments

How much does a tattoo cost? Does it hurt? How long does it take? These are a few questions that I will answer as I share with you my first tattoo experience. Saturday morning, I woke up feeling spontaneous so I decided to get a tattoo. But you should probably […]

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The senselessness ceasefire and the case of arming in the Ukraine

February 19, 2015 at 10:10 pm 0 comments

“Of course, it’s always bad to lose,” Putin told reporters. “Of course it’s always a hardship when you lose to yesterday’s miners or yesterday’s tractor drivers. But life is life. It’ll surely go on.” One can easily imagine the smug smirk Putin wore when he commented on the Ukrainian withdrawal […]

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What you need to know about the University Curriculum – part one

What you need to know about the University Curriculum – part one

February 19, 2015 at 9:50 pm 0 comments

With fall (and summer) registration right around the corner, I want to update you on some changes to the University Curriculum (UC) as well as provide you with a few tips on navigating its requirements.

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FILE - In this Jan. 29, 2015 file photo, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker speaks in Washington. As they begin to shape their prospective bids for president, a group of ambitious Republican governors are eager to seize on voters� contempt for that most dirty of political words: �Washington.� (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

Governor Scott Walker’s lack of a college degree could cost him the chance at a presidency

February 19, 2015 at 7:39 pm 0 comments

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker’s chances of becoming the next President of the United States are already over and the race hasn’t even begun – all because of a decision he made 25 years ago. In 1990, the spring of his senior year at Marquette University, Walker dropped out of college. […]

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