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  • Arming teachers is ludicrous and shortsighted

    The solution to America’s gun problem does not lie with teachers. Rather, it is the responsibility of policymakers to implement effective school safety measures. It is incredibly shortsighted to think that distributing more guns within schools will reduce the number of school shootings. Suggesting that teachers should be armed with guns reflects an avoidance of the real question of why school shoo...

    Forum | March 5, 2018
  • Sports Illustrated is still exploiting feminism

    The topic of women’s issues and bodies has garnered a lot of attention recently. In the case of the 2018 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition, we are faced with a conversation involving both. Following the events of last spring surrounding both the controversial political climate and the feminist movement that passionately ensued in succession, MJ Day and her team at Sports Illustrated began wo...

    Forum | February 26, 2018
  • Jingoism in the Olympics is a necessary evil

    Why do we watch the Olympic Games?

    Forum | February 19, 2018
  • The truth behind Lady Doritos and gendered products

    Doritos has chips for everyone. If you like to stick to the classics, you can kick back with some nacho cheese Doritos. If you’re craving something spicy, you can treat yourself to sweet chili heat Doritos. And if you’re a woman, you might have your own Doritos sometime soon!

    Forum | February 12, 2018
  • Annual Grammy Awards fails in representation

    Each year, the Grammys spark heated debate. In recent years much of the discussion has been centered around diversity and for good reason. Only a handful of black artists have won the three most prestigious awards — Album of the Year, Song of the Year, and Record of the Year — while many have been pigeonholed into categories like hip-hop, R&B, and “urban contemporary.” In fact, only one hip-hop ar...

    Forum | February 5, 2018