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Wonder Woman, Feminist or No?

A STEP FORWARD | Alexander Elmore Wonder Woman was applauded by critics and audiences alike for its strong female protagonist, thoughtful storyline, and impressive action sequences when it opened worldwide this summer. However, people have recently begun to speak out against the film, calling it

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Political posts on social media: Yes or no?

IT IS IMPORTANT TO SPEAK UP | Ashley Kim Opinions on political matters maximize when an important event arises. While it is not imperative for students to post opinions or share thoughts regarding political issues on social media, it is important to speak up for

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Should safety affect travelers: Yes or No?

EXPERIENCE THE WORLD | Ashley Bauler As the world political climate heats up, with North Korea’s continued aggression and the United States picking strongly worded responses, tensions are high. For many, they feel unsafe traveling in the world right now. ISIS lone-wolf attacks could happen

Wikipedia as a valuable research tool: yes or no?

DON’T USE IT | Matthew Kriese There is no better evidence on this Earth that all humans crave to be the foremost experts in everything better than the swamp of misdirected and oftentimes blatantly wrong information known as Wikipedia. Allowing non-experts to speak authoritatively over

Unpaid internships: yes or no?

GET PAID OR BUST // ASHLEY BAULER Every year when April rolls around prospective students have existential crises in regards to trying to find an internship. They encounter issues when they have to decide between experience and compensation, an unfair choice. It seems that the

Owning a pet in college: yes or no?

A FLUFFY STRESS RELIEVER // Ashley Kim Everyone had a childhood pet. And if they didn’t, they wanted one, and envied those who did. These domesticated creatures bring humans joy because of their contagious happy moods and their general ignorance to life and complex thought.

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Myers-Briggs testing: yes or no?

MISUSED, MISLEADING, MISERABLE // Mia Dorsey Whether it was an activity at school or a team-building exercise for work, people have probably come across the Myers-Briggs Test. And while the idea of discovering what type of person you are after answering a couple questions is

Will anyone read this: yes or no?

Nope not a single reader anymore Generally, people don’t read anymore for many reasons. No one understands the Constitution when they read it, no one cares what Apple’s Terms and Conditions have to say, and everyone already heard the abridged version of the Bible. Why

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Metric System// yes or no

WHY CHANGE WHAT WORKS // Matt Kriese The United States of America is perhaps the only nation on the planet that possesses a system of measurement that supports our own conception of exceptionalism. It doesn’t need to go any where.  In the eyes of many

Road Rage: Yes or No?

BREATHE, DRIVE, LET IT GO  // Tessa Blair Driving anywhere can be stressful. Traffic can slow down a commute to a standstill, people in a hurry cut off cars freely, and road construction makes people late. However, no matter the circumstance, road rage is never the