William Park Sports Editor

Class of 2014


  • Politicians should find compromise

    Cameras caught President Barack Obama’s supporters dancing into the early morning in Chicago, following his re-election. For one night, Obama was no longer the divisive and indecisive leader. He was the hero who was ready for his second act. The cameras failed to record, to the same extent, the bitter Republicans on the other side of a divide that has become increasingly evident. How these two sid...

    Forum | November 12, 2012
  • Undecided voting stems from lack of appealing candidates

    I am an undecided voter, and lately I’ve been taking a lot of heat. People are frustrated that after three presidential debates and months of manipulative advertising, I have yet to make up my mind. The future of our country lies in the choice I make, and I am taking my sweet time. What’s wrong with me? A lot, but I’m not the only one to blame for my indecision.

    Forum | October 29, 2012
  • With such a stressful occupation, Obama could use a hug

    After the first presidential debate on Oct. 3, many people wondered why President Barack Obama performed so poorly. Was it the high altitude? Was it the fact that his 20th wedding anniversary fell on the same date? These theories only distract from the main reason that — in addition to the demands of a reelection — Obama has a pretty stressful job.

    Forum | October 15, 2012
  • IKEA catalog contributes to culture of oppression

    This summer, Sarah Attar became the first Saudi Arabian woman to participate in the Olympic games. The BBC reported that in 2015, Saudi Arabian women will be allowed to vote in municipal elections for the first time.

    Forum | October 8, 2012

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