Saturday, May 8, 2021

An Arab in the ‘Wild West’ – It is time to accept America’s gun...

In a time where gun violence is at an all-time high, we need more armed individuals.

Trump-era legislation has positive effects

President Donald Trump cares about people. Want me to be more specific? President Donald Trump cares about victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence and...

Letters from Thailand: My first step into study abroad

The "land of smiles" has proved to be right when the Thais greet you with smiles every morning.

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.

Wave that flag: Opposing war is patriotic

Almost every issue is polarizing in today’s political environment. Hot-button issues such as gender neutral bathrooms, political correctness and whether or not to salute...

Saying Goodbye to Smokey: Ed Bishop, longtime mentor of The Journal, dies at 71

Webster’s journalism program and - without a doubt - The Journal lost a guiding force just weeks before this new semester began. One of Webster’s great journalism professors died and left a meteor-sized hole in many of his students’ hearts.

Beta Theta Bye

My experience with sorority recruitment at a private, southern university Freshman year of college, I attended a small, private, Christian university in Birmingham, Alabama. One...

Rams should apologize for sucking, not gesture

Five St. Louis Rams players made front page news when they held their hands up in solidarity with protestors Nov. 30. News Editor Tim Godfrey wasn’t offended by people against the gesture. He was offended people demanded the players be punished for exercising their freedom of speech.

Condemning ISIS without apology

As a Muslim, Staff Writer Lara Hamdan condemns the acts of ISIS, but argues the extremists do not represent her religion, so she should not have to apologize for them.

From Independent Thoughts: My civil war against perfectionism

The paradox of perfectionism being imperfect is a complicated thing to face.

“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."

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.

Hey, Alexa: Are Instagram traps art?

If you have an Instagram account, you’ll understand the phenomenon I’m talking about -- a group of girls jumping in a ball pit in a room of multi-colored walls. Groups taking pictures in a pool of sprinkles or mirror selfies in a hallway of endless colored mirrors. They have a surplus of photos in various themed rooms with trippy backgrounds and random props to pose with.

Voting the lesser evil is still a vote for evil

Going into this election cycle, I was hoping that either Rand Paul or Bernie Sanders would end up being elected as our next president....

Saying Goodbye to Smokey: Ed Bishop, long time mentor of The Journal, dies at...

Webster’s journalism program and - without a doubt - The Journal lost a guiding force just weeks before this new semester began. One of Webster’s great journalism professors died and left a meteor-sized hole in many of his students’ hearts.