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Letter to the Editor: Debunking myths about prison inmates

By Diana Muzina, Letter to the Editor When someone says the word ‘prison,’ we immediately have associations and assumptions about what it is like based on media portrayals and pervasive stereotypes. We see prison as being this place where bad [...]

April 20, 2017 Opinion

Opinion: Political exhaustion

By Liz Hardaway, Arts & Entertainment Editor I’m tired of hearing about politics. Since early 2015, when liberals “felt the Bern” and someone from the Internet figured out Ted Cruz looked like the Zodiac Killer, I subscribed to a few [...]

April 20, 2017 Opinion

Letter from the Wesleyan Council Student Affairs president

By Chris Dobeck, President of WCSA The other day a close friend asked what the Wesleyan Council on Student Affairs (WCSA) was doing to make a presence on campus. In all honesty, I floundered. Make a name for ourselves? We’re the [...]

April 6, 2017 Opinion

Food pantries: Take what you want, leave what you don’t

By Tom Wolber, Contributing Writer At least 12 colleges and universities across Ohio operate free food pantries, ac- cording to the latest “Hunger on Campus” report by the Ohio Association of Community Action Agencies (OACAA). The organization, which releases reports [...]

April 6, 2017 Opinion

Is your bracket busted?

By Evan Walsh, Chief Copy Editor Chances are you know someone, or know someone who knows someone that needs NCAA Tournament therapy. Fear not, they are simply suffering from “Busted Bracket-itis.” Do a quick search on web.md and you probably [...]

March 23, 2017 Opinion

Letter to the Editor: SIAC addresses lack of diversity among faculty

By Ryan Bishop, Contributing Writer The Wesleyan Council on Student Affairs’ (WCSA) Student Inclusion Advocacy Committee (SIAC) was created in the spring of 2016 to ensure that students from under-represented groups on campus have a pres- ence and voice on [...]

March 23, 2017 Opinion

Warning: Virtual reality induces nausea

By Liz Hardaway, Arts & Entertainment Editor So, this spring break I experienced a whole new world. No, I’m not talking about some lifechanging, spiritual journey to the beaches of Miami. Rather, Google sent me its new “Virtual Reality” headset [...]

March 23, 2017 Opinion

Spring Break: Which side are you on?

By Evan Walsh, Chief Copy Editor and Sara Hollabaugh, Online Editor By Evan Walsh I can’t imagine there are too many bad ways to spend spring break. And I’ve got to admit Sara’s Spring break plans are wor- thy of envy. But there [...]

March 2, 2017 Opinion

The benefits of diversity in academia

By Dr. Thomas Wolber, Modern Foreign Languages professor Some people hold the view that diversity is incompatible with and antithetical to excellence. A woman can never be an effective president, they might say. The same people may believe that a black [...]

February 16, 2017 Opinion

Love is a battlefield: Which side are you on?

By Evan Walsh and Sara Hollabaugh By Evan Walsh, Chief Copy Editor Boxes of chocolates, roses, dinners your college budget can’t afford—Valentine’s Day just came and went. I want to leave you bachelorettes and bachelors with some survival tips for Valentine’s Day 2018. [...]

February 16, 2017 Opinion