By Cormac Quinn
It’s been said that the only resource we truly have is our time. How we spend it defines who we are, and who we spend it with is a compliment of the highest regard.
I’m confused, then, why attendance requirements can persist here. We pay the school for the opportunity to learn, and how well we utilize that opportunity is itself a learning experience. Students unable to attend class shouldn’t be penalized further than their lack of engagement in class that day. Lastly, grades are a reflection of our academic ability and shouldn’t be altered for personal reasons. (more…)
By Andrew Schmelzer
Movies and Spotify ads both attest the party lifestyle during college. However, they miss some of the deeper issues with the ‘college experience.’ While we can debate and discuss drinking culture, hookup culture and toxic masculinity, mixing the three together creates an environment primed for sexual assault.
People drink for all sorts of reasons, reflected in the names people give it: liquid courage, dancing juice, social lubricant. Along with its different names, drunkenness evokes different verbs. My favorites include getting punched, slapped, bopped and sloshed. (more…)
By Michael Schocker
It is a shame that many politicians who masquerade as Christians have seemingly never read the Bible.
If only they had heeded the wisdom of the Gospels they would not be in the awkward position of having to ruthlessly silence free speech in order to defend themselves. (more…)
By Faye Williams
I was fortunate enough to travel home, to Colorado over Easter break. While in Colorado I spent several days in Denver with my family. Colorado is the most amazing state for so many reasons, and most people would agree with me. (more…)
By Vanessa Servin and
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Have you ever found yourself scrambling to find a ride to an off-campus academic obligation?
Fulfilling students’ transportation needs is a must if there is to be a functioning, thriving, and inclusive campus environment. We, as students without transportation, have seen this to be a problem in our major as it has made it difficult for us to complete our off-campus academic obligations. (more…)
By Anna Bumgardner
Okay look, I’m not mad. I’m just incredibly disappointed. And hurt. And bitter. Okay, and a little mad. But when we step back and consider the context of the housing crisis of 2019, it’s justified. And hell hath no fury like a Bennie scorned. Allow me to explain. (more…)