Saturday, February 27, 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...

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...

A modern example of appeasement

Iran's nuclear program is a fire that needs to be extinguished.
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‘Just say know;’ Knowledge is power when it comes to drug use

Dennis Caus believes a new method should be put in place during conversations around drug use: “Just Say Know.” There seems to be an innate...

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...

Disney’s removal of Gina Carano is too little, too late

When Gina Carano was removed from future Lucasfilm projects this week, fans saw it as evidence of Disney finally standing up against prejudice. As...

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.

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?
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Why United States’ capitalism is killing us

If we ever want to heal, we have to recognize what the sickness is: capitalism is the virus and it is killing our society.  A...

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...

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."

Safe spaces are unnecessary – the real world is not a safe space...

On Thursday, Nov. 12, the Association of African-American Collegians (AAAC) presented a list of 19 demands to Webster University administration. The tenth demand called...
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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...

Review: “Cyber Shadow” balances classic influences with modern design

Aarne “MekaSkull” Hunziker’s debut game, “Cyber Shadow,” makes a great first impression with fast-paced ninja action, fresh presentation, and a unique blend of old...
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Anime is the perfect solution if you’re looking for something new

In today’s media age, it has become increasingly difficult for a lot of us to keep our attention. This can be the case due...

Avatar vs. Legend of Korra: the Feminist Debate

Hands down, Korra would beat Aang in a fight. Women simply cannot be heroes without the inevitable debate of who is better: the male protagonist...