Sunday, February 28, 2021
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Canceled: ‘Music’ highlights issues with Sia’s ableism

Diversity includes disability, and if anyone says otherwise, it’s time for them to face the music. To the average onlooker, the controversy surrounding Sia’s new...

A modern example of appeasement

Iran's nuclear program is a fire that needs to be extinguished.
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Why Sikh activists protesting for farmers’ rights in India continue to inspire me

Activists are bringing attention to how specific agricultural policies reinforce the caste view of farmers. Since I was a kid, I was told to be...

A sport of sorts: Should chess be considered a sport?

Assistant multimedia editor Joshua Coppenbarger and staff writer Andy Arb debate on whether or not chess qualifies as a "sport."

Gun control works in Austria: Why can’t we make it work in America?

"Guns and Chocolate" makes me roll my eyes. Why is America like this?

Gardening has helped me grow into mindfulness

It is wonderful having an activity that connects you to the present moment and the Earth. This past year has created immense amounts of uncertainty...

It’s time for Hawley to resign

We danced, and we sang, and we continue to fight for our liberation from a white supremacist government. Police brutality, President Donald Trump, Mayor Lyda...

‘This is America:’ White nationalism needs to go

Following the embarrassing white nationalist coup attempt on Jan. 6, talking heads repeated the phrase, “This isn’t who we are.” I would argue, this is...
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Review: “Wonder Woman 1984” wastes excellent cast on unfulfilling plot

To paraphrase Maxwell Lord, “Wonder Woman 1984” is good- but it can be better, and why shouldn’t it be? Following the smashing success of the...

Blaming China is racist

Blaming China and its people for COVID-19 doesn’t prove anything. It just makes you racist. Just like anyone else, I see the “China Virus'' and...

Camera shy: why Zoom cameras create discomfort

We need to create comfortable solutions for students who are already experiencing new challenges brought on by COVID-19, and making students turn on their...

Your Biden vote is not your racism pass

In order to dismantle racism, we need to go beyond the vote. In light of new President-elect Joe Biden, I saw plenty of neo-liberals posting...

Online school isn’t for everyone and that’s okay

In a time where things are so indefinite, one of the last things any of us want to worry about is school. To make...

Civilians should not romanticize war

From the Opinions Section: It is not easy being a veteran in civilian life. Tom's death is proof of that. Rest in Peace, Tom.

OPINION: St. Louis-area food deserts clearly demonstrate systemic racism

So often we take for granted where our food comes from. If you live in South St. Louis County like I do, I’m betting...

Lessons I learned from two moms and a best friend

I am beyond grateful to have gotten to experience everything that my friendship with Jazz and my inclusion in her family offered me. For...