Just Do It

EMILIE SMITH | OPINION COLUMNIST Everyone has heard the Colin Kaepernick story. It has been a significant social commentary for over a year, and has brought the concept of police violence and racial prejudices front and center by bringing the protest to the popularized world of football. Kaepernick publicized his views in a way that… Read More Just Do It

Gun Control

EMILIE SMITH | OPNION COLUMNIST The recent shooting at the Florida high school brought into question something that had been pushed to the political agenda recently: gun violence. No matter your side of the political spectrum, everyone can agree that the event was a tragedy. Injuries, deaths and the destruction of many lives is never… Read More Gun Control

Censorship

ERIKA DITZMAN | OPINION COLUMNIST Censorship is defined by the American Civil Liberties Union as “the suppression of words, images or ideas that are are offensive,” happening “whenever some people succeed in imposing their personal, political or moral values on others.” Occurring on a variety of different levels, from the government and booming corporations to… Read More Censorship