OPINION


10/16/2016, 7:35pm

Second Debate Begins in Controversy, Ends in Compliments

66.5 million people. The hottest talking point in the days preceding the debate was the so-called “Trump Tape,” a recording depicting Republican nominee Donald Trump making lewd remarks about sexually assaulting women, to now suspended, Today Show host, Billy Bush on an ‘Access Hollywood’ bus in 2005. On the tape, Trump bragged about kissing women without permission and grabbing their genitals, adding that, “When you’re a star, they let you do it.”


10/11/2016, 11:32am

Big companies tackle body image issues

Although society has been tailored to be accepting of all body types, there is still an added pressure on women to look a certain way in order to fit the social norms. Lately, many groups have been creating advertisement campaigns to show women they do not have to feel that constant pressure.


10/11/2016, 11:23am

Fun Facts

More than 90 percent of girls ages 15–17 want to change at least one thing about their appearance, with body weight ranking the highest. Heartofleadership.org Typically, Americans refer to this time of year as fall whereas the British refer to it as autumn.


10/4/2016, 12:37am

Letter to the editor: “Revolution is Common Sense: A Letter to Troy S. Okum”

Dear editor, This past week you wrote of the possible necessity for destructive or societally invasive action in a revolutionary age in your column, which was aptly headlined: “Fight for equality pushes limits of legality.” I make no qualms with this conjecture; rather, destructive and societally invasive behavior is vital to the advancement of views expressed by the relatively voiceless.


10/4/2016, 12:10am

Fun facts

Here, you can find interesting facts all relating back to the stories published this week in Ship Speaks. Read the corresponding stories to see how each fact relates.