Saturday, February 27, 2021

Kavahn Mansouri vs. the world: Vegetarianism

Journal news editor Kavahn Mansouri takes on copy editor Hailey Kaufman on the topic of vegetarianism in the first round of Kavahn Mansouri vs. the world.

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.

Webster needs a permanent space for student expression

Graffiti on campus is a great avenue for student expression. But someone always has to clean up the mess. Webster needs a new permanent space for student expression.

Mind Over Media: Media literacy, the answer to everything?

Cait Lore, opinions editor of The Journal, talks about being the last media literacy major on campus. Also, what she sees as media literacy’s role in the future of America’s education system.

Women versus women will get us nowhere

Julia Gabbert gives her view on how women have internalized society's double standards. Gabbert thinks that in order for women to combat patriarchy, they must stop turning against each other.

Cold on Xmas: Homeless veterans struggle through the holidays while we celebrate the season

Macy Salama, multimedia editor for The Journal, discusses the constant struggle homeless veterans face after war particularly during the holiday season.

Lily Allen’s ‘Hard Out Here’ mocks Miley’s twerk

British Pop-star Lily Allen's new hit single, "Hard Out Here" challenges VMA duo Miley Cyrus and Robin Thicke's music and performance with satire.

Global Thinking: Gitmo hinders US foreign policy, North Korea keeps prisoner

Kavahn Mansouri, News Editor, discusses how Guantanamo Bay is more than just a human rights issue.

Designer Vaginas: Vaginal plastic surgey is on the rise among young women in the...

Designer vaginas give a new meaning to the "Barbie." Sheren Khalel, Opinions Editor, explains this bizarre procedure and its societal downfalls.

Tattoo Taboo: Society has evolved, why can’t the work place?

Livie Hall, Calendar editor, discusses the need for workplace reform on tattoo policies.

Con: Black Friday ruins Thanksgiving traditions

Macy Salama, multimedia editor, defends Black Friday shopping in a debate with Megan Washausen, Lifestyle editor.

Pro: Black Friday shopping is harmless fun

Megan Washausen, Lifestyle editor, defends Black Friday shopping in a debate with Macy Salama, multimedia editor.

#FastingForTheClimate: Students raise money for Typhoon victims

Kris Parsons, Gaby Deimeke, Jon Strauser and Katie Maxwell discuss a campaign launching this Friday to raise money for Typhoon Haiyan victims through fasting. The campaign is based on the idea that super storms like Typhoon Haiyan are caused by global climate change, and asks students to take action.

Global Thinking: Marvel launches female Muslim Superhero

Kavahn Mansouri, news editor, discusses Marvels new Muslim superhero, Ms. Marvel.

Netflix killed the video store

Sheren Khalel, Opinions Editor, expresses her lament at the loss of human interaction as we progress through the digital age.