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April 1, 2015 Opinion

It happens at home, too

Growing up as a Jewish woman, I was always surrounded by other Jews. I went to Hebrew school, a Jewish overnight camp, the Jewish Community Center and part of a large, vocal Jewish family. So being Jewish was part of [...]

April 1, 2015 Opinion

An American crisis: police brutality

During the racially heated 1960s, civil rights characterized a decade of social combat. This time period also saw plenty of physical conflict that was taken to the streets. Black and white photos of black and brown people being mangled by [...]

March 31, 2015 Opinion

Thoughts from a conflicted Cincinnati baseball fan

The 1970s Cincinnati Reds were one of baseball’s great lineups, and versatile star Pete Rose was one of their leaders. Near the end of Rose’s 26 year career in the Majors – when he was a manager not a player [...]

March 31, 2015 Opinion

Bishop Bash

By: Matt Cohen and Ben Miller   We went into Bishop Bash with skepticism like most people on campus. After reading the Yik-Yak feed, hearing the bad reputation of Drake Bell and looking at the lack of Instagram followers of [...]

March 30, 2015 Opinion

Festival season

The time for flower crowns and crowded campgrounds is upon us once again. Spring is coming; we are ditching our coats and gloomy winter playlists for the sunny music festivals across the country. Festival season is a rare and coveted [...]

March 27, 2015 Opinion

Activity fee increase would prove student investment

It’s in our blood at Ohio Wesleyan to complain. That’s not a criticism. Our complaints aren’t petty or vapid but substantive. They’re real responses to real problems. We don’t resent tuition increases because we’re penny-pinchers. Rather, we hate to see [...]

March 26, 2015 Opinion

The worst is yet to come

The other day my friends and I were trying to recall the most embarrassing concert we had ever attended. Performers such as Lil’ Kim and the Jo Bros were mentioned before it donned on us: the most embarrassing was yet [...]

March 26, 2015 Opinion

Finding a Friend

By: Campbell Scribner I recently reread an essay by a friend of mine, a teacher and pastor, with whom I have kept in touch since college. Actually, not a teacher or a pastor: he quit both jobs a long time [...]

March 25, 2015 Opinion, Soapbox

One choice. 7000 lives.

Nearly every American over the age of 18 is at least vaguely aware that the meat they consume doesn’t come from happy cows, pigs and chickens leading long, natural lives on a picturesque farm. However, most people try not to [...]

March 25, 2015 Opinion