Saturday, September 18, 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...

Cuba should be freed from United States embargo

It’s time for the U.S. to end its economic assault on Cuba. What are everyday Americans gaining from imposing hardships on a nation of...

Stop buying clothes from brands that use sweatshops

Written by Kenya Rosabal Sweatshops are a factory or workshop, especially in the clothing industry, where workers are employed at very low wages for long...

‘Pokemon GO’ community stands up for accessibility and safety

Although Niantic believed the increased radius would discourage exploration, it encouraged players to visit previously inaccessible locations from a respectful and safe distance. Niantic’s controversial...

Biden’s stutter is not dementia and it’s definitely not a joke

In her first speech after the 2020 presidential election, Vice President-elect Kamala Harris introduced Joe Biden as “a man with a big heart.” In...

Ted Bundy should not be idolized

     Zac Efron, the man that brought us such earth-shattering performances as “High School Musical” heartthrob Troy Bolton and lovable frat boy Teddy...

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...

Kamala Harris is a prison abolitionist’s worst nightmare

Kamala Harris spent 27 years enforcing laws that target Black and brown communities through mass incarceration. These laws include the “three strikes law” implemented...

A modern example of appeasement

Iran's nuclear program is a fire that needs to be extinguished.

What exactly is Delta-8-THC and is it safe to buy?

When it comes to legal highs, it is important for people to know what they are getting into. Dennis Caus is a student here who...

Texas abortion ban is unjust

Abortions have always been a thing, and if people don’t go to a doctor, they will try to figure it out for themselves. This...

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."

It’s time to decolonize yoga

To my white friends who wish to continue practicing yoga, I encourage visiting the site DecolonizingYoga.com to learn specific methods on how to decolonize...

La Croix is La Gross

People who drink La Croix and say they like it are 100 percent lying. If you want to look fancy with some soda-like cans of sparkling water then La Croix is for you. If you want a refreshing can of sparkling heaven then you should drink literally anything else.

Why Facebook is not the social media for me anymore

Despite my hatred for Facebook, I find myself having to engage in order to maintain social networking, keep up with my family abroad and...
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Former Yugoslavia citizens reflect on market-socialism

Amedhin Karaman came to the U.S from the former Yugoslavia. “You got eight hours a day of work,” Amedhin Karaman said. “The rest of your...

FedEx shooting shows Sikh struggle in US

Sikh hate is linked to a multitude of structures, including colonization, white supremacy, Islamophobia and anti-Asian hate. TW: Contains issues of mass violence and...