SOPHIA KVAM | OPINION COLUMNIST Fact: Christmas is one of the best holidays, so why should people be allowed to dampen the holiday spirit just because they do not want it around. Listening to what we have dubbed as Christmas music in October should not be viewed as unacceptable or before its time. The holiday… Read More What’s the Most Wonderful Time of The Year?
EMILY BUELLESBACH | OPINION COLUMNIST Recently I had to write an essay in my Political Communication class examining if I am an active citizen or not. There are three key tenets of good citizenship. These include: shared identity, political knowledge, and political engagement. Shared identity is the degree to which your media use permits you… Read More Are You an Active Citizen?
JIMMY GROOM | OPINION COLUMNIST 2019 marks the 18th year that the United States military has been in Afghanistan. It is a war that does not seem to have an end in sight. According to the United States Department of Defense, there have been over 2,200 military personnel that have died in Afghanistan over the… Read More Afghanistan: Fight for Peace
ALDO GONZALEZ | OPINION COLUMNIST One day in one of my communication classes, Dr. Neuliep asked how many of us would be excited to be living with our parents after college. The silence in the room pointed towards a consensus of it being an unappealing reality. But, this mindset is cultural. It’s true that here… Read More Intercultural Views on the Family
CRIMSON GROH | OPINION COLUMNIST Have you ever heard someone talking in a language you do not understand and wonder what they are saying? Or have you seen artwork or heard a song from another culture that makes you inquisitive about what message is being relayed? Many different languages surround us on a daily basis… Read More Speak Up
DAYNA ERICKSON | OPINION COLUMNIST I’m just going to say it, America should come first. Ever since America became a superpower, which was basically a few years after we gained independence, we have been aiding and supporting every other country in need. It is time we put ourselves first. Is this a little selfish, maybe? … Read More America First
IBRAHIM MAHMOUD | OPINION COLUMNIST It was a normal day, like any other day in 1962, when Negm was introduced by his elder cousin, to his new friend, who was wearing his black sunglasses, hugging his ‘oud,’ he didn’t move his head to look at the new guest, but negm wasn’t confused by this, as… Read More War, Revolution and Love