JACK ZAMPINO | NEWS CORRESPONDENT It was the peak of election season last week, with Tuesday, Nov. 6 being the official date for the Wis. midterm elections. Voting is one of the most basic rights an American citizen can employ. Students, staff, and faculty have been encouraged to take advantage of this right by many,… Read More Midterm Elections in De Pere
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?
EMILIE SMITH | OPINION COLUMNIST Political ads. They’re annoying, they seem ridiculously trivial and have evolved into a way where they cease to be about promoting and revolve around pulling each other down. As ads flash across television, I sometimes find it hard to figure out who the ad is intended to promote and instead… Read More A Whole New Level
CATE O’BRIEN | OPINION EDITOR The results of Tuesday’s election thrilled me. To me, it seemed that it had gone as well as it could have. Obviously, the results weren’t perfect. There are still some seats that are filled by people whose political beliefs I personally find abhorent. But such is the nature of democracy. … Read More CHANGE THIS
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
EDUARDO PADRINO | ENTERTAINMENT COLUMNIST The first British Invasion brought us some of the classic rock bands that we know and love today such as The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, The Animals and others. The second British Invasion took care of the bands who were at the forefront of the new-wave genre, Duran Duran being… Read More Duran Duran Meets Politics
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