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PC: ‘Politically Correct’ or ‘People Caring’?

By Jesse Harper,

December 5, 2016

Filed under Guest Viewpoints, Opinion

In today’s day and age, it seems that certain groups, specifically those associated with the political right, are quick to demonize individuals and organizations for being “PC,” or politically correct. It seems that within t...

OK ladies, let’s get information

By Abigail Bashor,

October 31, 2016

Filed under Guest Viewpoints, Opinion

When you ask most adults what their feelings toward the 2016 presidential election are, oftentimes a resounding groan or exasperated sigh is the answer you are met with. Ask millennials, and the response is not all that dissim...

Stop using #repealthe19th

By Dominic Grossi,

October 19, 2016

Filed under Guest Viewpoints

#repealthe19th Have you seen it? A recent Snopes article made a slight downplay of the trending hashtag, with a claim that most of the hashtag’s use was to defame and denounce the hashtag itself. Yet, anyone with a Twitter ac...

It’s Time for a Break

By Abigail Bashor,

October 17, 2016

Filed under Editorials

The middle of October for college students signifies the halfway mark of the fall semester. For the most part, students have adjusted into routines and stuck with them.   Having created some form of a balancing trapeze act between scho...

The Slow, Painful Death of Decency in Politics

By David Trujillo,

October 5, 2016

Filed under Guest Viewpoints, Opinion

In 1992, George H. W. Bush got hammered by the news media and general public for checking his watch while at one of the Presidential debates. Acting like he wanted the event to be over was considered rude, and unbecoming. Fast-f...

Why UA’s Starbucks aren’t worth your buck

By Jesse Harper,

October 5, 2016

Filed under Guest Viewpoints, Opinion

The Starbucks that litter The University of Akron’s campus are, beyond the shadow of a doubt, the most unorganized, ill-managed, and poorly-functioning Starbucks that I have ever seen. The beverage quality is appalling, with the ...

A Republican presidency would be a disaster for religious tolerance

By Nick Golina,

October 3, 2016

Filed under Guest Viewpoints, Opinion

The current Republican platform claims that education includes the importance of “the handing over of a cultural identity.” Such a cultural identity within the republican psyche includes an evangelical conception of Christianit...