Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Kavahn Mansouri vs. The World: One series to rule them all

When it comes to fiction, Tolkien stands alone. Harry Potter will prove to be a passing fad in the long run.

Kavahn Mansouri vs. The World: Harry Potter: the chosen one

The Harry Potter series influenced the lives of a generation on a global scale. The characters grew with readers and warmed their way into readers’ hearts in a powerful way.

From Independent Thoughts: As a person of color, I support Donald Trump

In light of Black History Month, I am hopeful that our president will make America great again.

Debate empowers students

Speech and debate has changed my life. For those of you who don’t know, speech and debate is an academic extra or co-curricular activity...

“I Kissed a Girl” can kiss my ***

"I don’t have an issue with a straight woman kissing other women. In fact, I highly recommend it. Bicuriosity and experimentation have a place in the LGBTQ+ community. But gay appropriation does not."

Hey, Alexa: Why should I care about gun control?

I find it disturbing that I don’t even flinch when a CNN Breaking News alert pops up on my phone to inform me of...

Haley’s House: Passion vs. Money

Picking the right career to pursue is a difficult decision for most college students, especially debating whether to follow the money or passion. One quote to remember, however, is "If you love what you do, you will never work a day in your life."

Independent Thoughts: Independent voting is a dilemma

I am not a pointless voter as an independent. In fact, I am actually a part of the majority voters.
Political cartoon

Political cartoon: University and city get ready to rumble

Webster University President Elizabeth Stroble and Webster Groves Mayor Gerry Welch face off at the city council meeting for round 2 on educational zoning.

Fifty Shades of black and blue

Sexual abuse and emotional manipulation are not healthy BDSM, and they're certainly not erotica.

Hayley’s House: White privilege education is crucial to social change

Speak up next time you see racist Karen at the water cooler.

#Oscarssowhite they “don’t see color”

The nominations for the 87th annual Academy Awards go to... white people. Big surprise.
gamergate

GamerGate: Little boys throw controllers when girls join the club

The sexism and violent threats from a couple of extremists are keeping the gaming community from progress.

Jamaican bobsled team goes for the dogecoin

The internet-meme based crytocurrency Dogecoin has successfully raised $40,000 on Indiegogo to send the Jamaican bobsleigh team in the 2014 Winter Olympics, according to the Washington Post.

Respect isn’t based on what she wears

Many women wish they could walk the streets without feeling the eyes of strange men on their bodies — and the hijab gives them that freedom. But women should be able to walk the streets no matter what they wear.

Police brutality makes me feel unsafe

Recently there has been controversy over another police shooting and killing of an unarmed African American male on the night of Sept. 6. After finishing...