Moving on too soon, effects of 9/11 still felt

Meredith Comas, Opinions Editor

September 19, 2017

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Last week, the 16th anniversary of the tragedy that was -- and for many still is -- 9/11 was remembered throughout the country. While for many, this brought back the terrifying memories of living through the event, it also hit ...

DACA rescind wrong decision, program needs reform

Meredith Comas, Opinions Editor

September 11, 2017

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For almost every undocumented immigrant in the United States, the worst of the worst news came on Tuesday. Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, has ended under the political power of the Trump Administration, givin...

Rape culture is real, alive in Manhattan

Meredith Comas, Opinions Editor

August 28, 2017

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In the world we live in today, rape culture is everywhere. From the movies we watch, to the magazines we read, the jokes we hear, even the people we meet. In a college town in eastern Kansas such as Manhattan, it can be easy to ...

Students don’t use provided resources; Administration needs to improve communication with student body

Meredith Comas, Opinions Editor

August 17, 2017

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Every student in high school knows the purpose of secondary education: to prepare students for college and other postsecondary pathways such as the military or manual labor jobs -- in short, to prepare a student for their fut...

Firewall needed despite ineffectiveness

Erick Echegaray, Opinions Editor

April 3, 2017

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The state of Kansas, along with 25 other states with similar laws concerning Internet protection in schools, requires the enforcement and implementation of ‘internet protection measures’ such as a firewall or an Internet fi...

Health care should be available for everyone

Erick Echegaray, Opinions Editor

March 14, 2017

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Recently elected Representative Roger Marshall (R-KS) is part of a group of doctors leading the way to replace the Affordable Care Act with a new health care plan. Marshall, an ex-physician, is against the idea of a universal...

Misogyny in pop culture unacceptable, unavoidable

Erick Echegaray, Opinions Editor

February 28, 2017

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Every time someone picks up their favorite album or taps on a song from their favorite artist, they risk having to feign ignorance when the language connected includes women-hate. Disguised under rhythm is the continuation o...

Students deserve freedom in choosing classes, not less educational standards

Erick Echegaray, Opinions Editor

February 21, 2017

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Every year students have to fill out enrollment forms and decide semi-independently to determine how their educational lives will look next year as well as what exactly they wish to be educated on in order to achieve their go...

Black History Month matters now more than ever

Erick Echegaray, Opinions Editor

February 7, 2017

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In its 41st birthday, Black History Month falls at a time where race-relations in America have become even further complicated. Political ties and race-specific conflicts have escalated, separated a population and prompted peopl...

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