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Monday, October 3, 2022

‘Valuentine’s Day’ helps ballers on a budget

Man, is Valentine’s Day expensive? I’ve had to cut back so much that, instead of purchasing a new rug this semester, I just sewed...

Betsy DeVos poses danger to public education

In eight years of being vice president, Joe Biden never cast a tie-breaking vote. Mike Pence has done so in his first month. The...

Blind party politics will run country into ground

We live in a strange era of American politics when one’s ideological leanings are thought to reveal more about that person than any other...

Singles shouldn’t despair on Valentine’s Day

When I was younger, I considered Valentine’s Day a fun day in class when we decorated coffee cans and filled them with boxes of...

Establishment endorsements fail to sway jaded voters in 2016 race

The Republican Party is going insane. The Quinnipiac University Poll released on Thursday shows that Trump leads 44 percent to Rubio’s 28 percent here in...

Pundits misappropriate Martin Luther King Jr.’s racial activism

Racial tensions are at the forefront of this year’s presidential debate. There's no way around it. Over the past few years, there has been a...

How kids teach us the meaning of mindfulness

Lately I’ve been wondering if it’s possible to reconcile childishness and adulthood.

We must start demanding more than apologies from politicians for the...

Black people in this country are at a crossroads. After being segregated, marginalized, gentrified and bastardized, how could a simple apology bring joy? It will not. If policymakers continue to take shortcuts through no-action apologies as a way to improve their public opinion and bring in Black voters, minorities in the U.S. will continue to suffer.

Senate Republicans gamble with Merrick Garland nomination

On March 16, D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Merrick Garland was appointed to fill the late Justice Antonin Scalia’s seat in the Supreme...

Liberal ‘identity politics’ seeks to call out, not advance, hatred

President Donald Trump stated in his inaugural address, “So to all Americans ... hear these words: You will never be ignored again.” However, to...

Newber takes you anywhere

For those of us students who don’t have a car, there are three options for venturing off campus to go sweat publicly at the...