OPINION


1/26/2016, 9:34am

Tainted water in Michigan

The town of Flint, Michigan has been in a federal state of emergency since Jan. 16 because of their lead-tainted water, according to USA Today. Residents of Flint started to complain about the water in April 2014, when they noticed a weird taste and smell.


1/26/2016, 9:30am

Déjà vu: And the Academy Award goes to…

The start of a new year in the entertainment industry is a time for awards shows galore. Artists, actors, producers, directors — all are celebrated in a slew of awards shows that draw millions of views on national television. One of the most celebrated awards shows is the Academy Awards, or Oscars, in which the art of film is celebrated through awards such as Best Actor and Actress, Best Director and other prestigious honors.


12/29/2015, 5:03pm

Are college students being coddled?

If you were to look at the location of many of today’s protests and demonstrations, you would find that most of them take place on university campuses. If you were to look at where protests and demonstrations took place in the past, you would find that most of them took place on university campuses.


11/25/2015, 5:55pm

Should the U.S. take in Syrian refugees?

Perhaps the greatest question on the minds of Americans after the Nov. 13 terrorist attacks in Paris is whether or not the United States should accept the Syrian refugees fleeing war in their home country. In the political realm, the question is essentially split down the middle.


11/16/2015, 8:04pm

The downfall of NBC: The beginning of the end?

It was not too long ago when Thursday night television was the best night to tune into NBC. The show lineup included “The Office,” “Parks and Recreation,” “30 Rock” and “Community.” They were on a two-hour time block and they were all on NBC.


11/16/2015, 7:54pm

Paris mourns, the world mourns

Sadness. Anger. Frustration. Confusion. Mourning. These are probably just a few of the emotions being felt by millions around the world after the ISIS terrorist attacks on Paris, the worst attack on the country since World War II. These attacks on heavily populated public places such as the Stade de France during an international soccer match and the Bataclan Concert Hall during a sold-out concert were premeditated and orchestrated.