JULIA SERRA | OPINION EDITOR Lately I’ve been baffled with the general public’s misunderstanding of feminism. There is a mantra I’ve repeated a thousand times: “feminism isn’t about women being better than men, it is about gender equality.” But no matter how many times I’ve repeated myself, I continue to be misunderstood. I’ve consoled myself… Read More Forget About the Glass Ceiling
AMY STEL | FEATURES COLUMNIST On Feb. 7, Betsy DeVos was voted the new United States Secretary of Education. A lot of Americans are torn between whether or not she actually was the best candidate for this position. Many people believe that Betsy DeVos is not qualified for the job, because she lacks experience with… Read More Betsy DeVos: The Controversial Secretary of Education
CATE O’BRIEN | OPINION COLUMNIST I, like many college students, headed back to my summer job with an apron around my waist and a look of stoic resignation on my face. And, like many students, I found myself hating it. Waitressing is not my strongest skill. I forget waters and ketchups and side orders of… Read More Make America Mediocre Again!
MAGGIE McCONNAHA | OPINION COLUMNIST When I was fourteen, I took an Intro to Journalism course at my rural, public high school. Before we began to write news stories—to brainstorm them even—we learned the history of journalism and its purpose. Our very first lesson was that one of the media’s most important practices is to… Read More Journalism 101
ISSUED ON NOVEMBER 14, 2016 Since last Tuesday’s presidential election, there have been widespread incidents on college campuses across the country of students being the targets of verbal and physical violence because of their race, gender, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, and intersections of these. St. Norbert’s campus has not been immune to this. There are… Read More Statement of Solidarity at St. Norbert College
CATE O’BRIEN | OPINION COLUMNIST Recently, I have seen an increasing amount of disdain for political corectness, and I’ve been wondering why. Why is there so much hatred for a concept that was created solely so that people would respect one another? My guess is that political correctness makes people uncomfortable because of how much… Read More Anger, Opression and Being PC
JULIA SERRA | OPINION EDITOR My facebook feed is constantly reminding me that I’m “choosing between the lesser of two evils.” The political world is a spiraling myriad of blue and red, left and right deplorables and social justice warriors. It’s a purpley mess undermined with disappointment and fear. The strength of the moral conscious… Read More The Third Party Anti-Solution