How Fast do Political Parties Change?

JARED GARTZKE | OPINION COLUMNIST In discussing political topics, I find it enjoyable when I get to discuss the speed that different political parties change. What I mean by “change” when discussing political parties is the different views that political parties put into their platforms, and how those opinions develop between elections. A lot of… Read More How Fast do Political Parties Change?

Polarization: The Problem and its Antidote

ALDO GONZALEZ | OPINION COLUMNIST  Our country is extremely polarized today, since it is all about the “us vs them” mentality in virtually every issue. When a controversial question comes up, we prefer to uncritically join our tribe, or the group which already agrees with our views. Also, today’s dialogues are replete with generalizations and… Read More Polarization: The Problem and its Antidote

#WontBeErased

CATE O’BRIEN | OPINION EDITOR I cannot understand people’s incessant insistence to control others’ actions and identities. Recently, the Trump administration revealed that they intend to constrict the definition of gender to “sex as either male or female, unchangeable, and determined by the genitals that a person is born with.” And the biggest question I… Read More #WontBeErased