Opinion | Embrace different opinions to make our society stronger

By Faye Williams
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Every person feels entitled to their opinion. Every person has reasons they believe the things they believe. Every person could justify what they believe. And rightfully so. This is the basic function of a human being, to think and to have a reason. I would argue, as well, that it is one of the most beautiful aspects of being a human being, having the ability to formulate an opinion that could make people uncomfortable and fuel an unruly fire of discussion and passion. The feeling of discomfort comes from the unfamiliarity of an opinion that differs than your own. (more…)

Sports Opinion | Ezekiel Elliott is a victim of NFL politics and authority

By Jacob Santiago
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After the Dallas Cowboys started the NFL season with a dismal 2-3 record, they have resurfaced as an NFC contender after going 3-0 after their bye week. Arguably, the main cause of this has been due to Ezekiel Elliott leading the way on the ground. Whereas Zeke only scored two touchdowns on the ground through the first five games, he has scored five touchdowns in the last three, and posted back-to-back 100-yard games and capped it off with a 97-yard rushing game against Kansas City at home last Sunday. (more…)

Reader Letter | Donald Trump has utterly failed the American people

Dear Editor,

I am writing in response to the article in the most recent issue of The Record that talked about student’s reactions to Donald Trump’s presidency. I believe it is time for Republicans on this campus, and across the nation, to admit that Donald Trump has utterly failed. This country is worse off in every metric. Our country is more divided than it was a year ago, and our reputation as a leader is worse than it was a year ago. (more…)