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A reporter’s reflection on issues of prejudice, privilege and awareness

A reporter’s reflection on issues of prejudice, privilege and awareness

By Spenser Hickey Assistant Copy Editor This editorial contains references to slurs used against minority communities. I had my first brush with the issue of on-campus racism last year, writing a story on a rally over the death of Florida [...]

March 28, 2013 Opinion
Beyond the Equal Sign: Being a straight ally involves more than a profile picture

Beyond the Equal Sign: Being a straight ally involves more than a profile picture

My Facebook news feed was a sea of red on Tuesday. As the Supreme Court commenced oral arguments in Hollingsworth v. Perry, the landmark case on marriage equality challenging the blatantly heterosexist Proposition 8 from California and the federal Defense [...]

March 28, 2013 Opinion
Sound-Off OWU: Would you get a concealed carry permit? Why or why not?

Sound-Off OWU: Would you get a concealed carry permit? Why or why not?

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March 25, 2013 Opinion
Taking Care: Why sufficient Counseling Services are vital to the health of the OWU community

Taking Care: Why sufficient Counseling Services are vital to the health of the OWU community

By Anonymous Transcript Contributor Counseling wasn’t something I ever thought I would ever need. Blessed with a healthy mind and a privileged life, I had no need to see a psychologist or psychiatrist, or even visit my school guidance counselor. [...]

March 25, 2013 Opinion
Steubenville’s victim isn’t up for debate

Steubenville’s victim isn’t up for debate

By Elizabeth Childers Managing Editor “As the defendants sobbed and their attorneys fought back tears, an Ohio judge convicted two high school football stars of raping a 16-year-old girl and sentenced them to juvenile prison Sunday, but the case that [...]

March 25, 2013 Opinion
Men must bear the burden  of action and knowledge to end violence against women

Men must bear the burden of action and knowledge to end violence against women

Three weeks ago, as my house project for the House of Peace and Justice, junior Women’s House resident Gus Wood and I put on the V-Men Workshop, a component of the V-Day movement designed to start a conversation in a [...]

March 25, 2013 Opinion
Sound-Off OWU: What is your ideal  Spring Break?

Sound-Off OWU: What is your ideal Spring Break?

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March 7, 2013 Opinion
Bigggggg Mike: criminal or celebrity?

Bigggggg Mike: criminal or celebrity?

By Spenser Hickey Assistant Copy Editor On Feb. 26, a celebrity arrived at Ohio State University – he went out to eat, got his photo taken with an Olympian and soon had many students asking to meet him. What people [...]

March 7, 2013 Opinion
In Solidarity: standing with Oberlin College students against oppressive violence

In Solidarity: standing with Oberlin College students against oppressive violence

In the past few days it’s become harder and harder to remain unconscious of the injustice happening at Oberlin College. Racism, heterosexism, transphobia and many other systems of oppression have recently reared their ugly heads at Oberlin. White supremacist propaganda, [...]

March 7, 2013 Opinion
The human costs of sequestration

The human costs of sequestration

By Thomas Wolber Assistant Professor of MFL Sequestration is something that happens elsewhere, in a far-away place called Washington where they speak their own lingo. Nobody even seems to know what the term means, except that it has something to [...]

March 7, 2013 Opinion