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Browsing the "Opinion" Category

The New York Times’ mistake brings attention to diversity issue

By Gopika Nair, Editor-in-Chief That flimsy, yellow square blanketing your McDonald’s burger patty? It’s supposed to be there, despite how unnatural it may look. But everyone knows that. The “blobs” in your bubble tea, on the other hand? A much [...]

September 1, 2017 Opinion

Getting comfortable with being uncomfortable

By Aleksei Pavloff, Sports Editor At a young age, we are taught that school is something that you have to do to succeed, but it is not the most important part of gaining knowledge. This past summer, I had the [...]

September 1, 2017 Opinion

Onward and upward: The future of journalism

By Areena Arora, Letter to the Editor Automated stories would mean no employment for me as a journalism major, but it is so fascinating a concept, I cannot help but fantasize about it. The future of journalism is one intertwined [...]

May 1, 2017 Opinion

Tackling sexual assault in Guatemala

By Evelynn Wyatt, Letter to the Editor I recently traveled to Guatemala on a Travel Learning Grant from Ohio Wesleyan. I was struck immediately by the way that plants and people spilled out from every opening in the city streets. [...]

May 1, 2017 Opinion

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