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A response from the editor

A response from the editor

When I wrote my column “Catcalls and harassment: the antithesis of charming and funny,” the only person I thought I might offend was the man I described as making an offensive comment to me after I took a spill on [...]

February 28, 2014 Opinion
Of-age drinkers shouldn’t play lethal NekNominate either

Of-age drinkers shouldn’t play lethal NekNominate either

When you were a kid and someone triple-dog-dared you to do something you had to do it. There was some unspoken code that held you to it or, well, you sucked. The newest online drinking game, NekNominate, thrives on this [...]

February 28, 2014 Opinion
Letter to the Editor: A response to last week’s “Catcalls and harassment” column

Letter to the Editor: A response to last week’s “Catcalls and harassment” column

By Alyssa Long This particular Opinion piece bothered me. This, before you think it, does not make me less of a feminist. Ms. Youse boldly declares that, “If you believe that sexual harassment isn’t serious, that it’s funny, that it’s [...]

February 28, 2014 Opinion
Catcalls and harassment: the antithesis of charming and funny

Catcalls and harassment: the antithesis of charming and funny

If you know me, you know I love shoes. I never discriminate against a cute pair of high top sneakers or turn down an opportunity to wear five inch heels. I have about 109 pairs, and my collection continues to [...]

February 22, 2014 Opinion
Finding a voice among depression, stigma and dreadful weather

Finding a voice among depression, stigma and dreadful weather

This winter has sucked. The cold, the rain, the sleet, the snow and that weird hail thing the other day have all been present during this long winter. For me, so has depression. As a person who suffers from depression [...]

February 22, 2014 Opinion
Hate should be challenged everywhere

Hate should be challenged everywhere

While reading about the tragic death of Denison senior David Hallman, I found another troubling story on The Denisonian’s website. A news story and letter to the editor posted last week describe how a three-page letter, filled with racially charged [...]

February 13, 2014 Opinion
The Transcript changes top editors

The Transcript changes top editors

By Spenser Hickey Managing Editor Sometimes you’re not the best person for the job; sometimes the job isn’t the best fit for you, either. Both these things played a role in the joint decision made by our advisers, Ellin and [...]

February 13, 2014 Opinion
Real-life violence affects value of Allen films

Real-life violence affects value of Allen films

I’ve never seen a Woody Allen film. “Annie Hall,” “Manhattan,” “Midnight in Paris,” “Vicky Cristina Barcelona” — all impeccable films, I’m sure, but none of them have come into my consciousness as a consumer of art. Perhaps that’s why it’s [...]

February 6, 2014 Opinion
Obama’s step is important, but only part of a long path tackling college sexual assault

Obama’s step is important, but only part of a long path tackling college sexual assault

By The Transcript Editorial Staff The current epidemic of sexual violence on college campuses in an issue that is all around us, but is rarely seen and even more rarely discussed openly. That changed last week, when President Obama took an [...]

January 30, 2014 Opinion
Same high standards apply to new, exciting media

Same high standards apply to new, exciting media

As you’ve seen, there have been some changes to The Transcript, especially if you’re reading online. This semester, our weekly standard black and white print editions will be supplemented by web-based color copies, available via email on computer, tablet and [...]

January 30, 2014 Opinion