OPINION


10/11/2018, 3:51pm

Treatment of Christine Ford exposes political disengagement

Brett Kavanaugh’s tumultuous confirmation saga came to an end on Oct. 6 when the U.S. Senate approved his appointment to the Supreme Court. Despite credible accusations of sexual assault levied against him by Christine Blasey Ford, Republican leaders forged ahead with his nomination process.


9/11/2018, 1:28pm

Nike ad gives brand attention it wants but does not deserve

“Believe in something, even if it means sacrificing everything” are not just words that can be used to summarize the last several years in the life of Colin Kaepernick, but also the future of Nike and other advertising giants in a system of rabid political polarization. 


4/30/2018, 8:58pm

Waffle House customer deemed as hero in tragic shooting

On Sunday, April 22, 2018, a lone shooter ambushed a Waffle House restaurant in Antioch, Tennessee, killing four people and injuring several others. Mass shootings have been happening more frequently these days and most of the time, shooters intend to kill as many people as they can.  


4/9/2018, 10:31pm

Changing name of women’s center up for discussion

If the Women’s Center at Shippensburg University works toward empowerment, equality and ending violence for all of the members of the Shippensburg University community, then why does the title of the center exclude everyone except women? 


4/8/2018, 6:19pm

Keep your guns but change our laws

On Feb. 14, 2018, the unthinkable happened — at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida — a mass shooting that has completely changed the conversation on gun violence. 


4/3/2018, 6:13pm

MSU student makes racial rants on social media

Michigan State University is under fire for allowing MSU sophomore, Jillian Kirk, to engage in racial rants on her social media accounts without repercussions. Kirk has expressed racial remarks and slurs against black people since 2013.  


3/19/2018, 9:47pm

National walk out causes controversy

Just four short years ago while finishing my senior year of high school, the thought of being involved in national politics not only never crossed my mind, but there were few high school seniors at Pottsgrove High in Pottstown, Pennsylvania, that would make such an admission.