Thursday, August 18, 2022

Thank You, Democrats

Bernie Sanders dropped out of the 2020 presidential election on April 8. American citizens are left to choose between two candidates accused of sexual...

Anxiety is crushing our fellow students, let’s help each other

During times like these it can feel as if “nothing is getting better,” but at the end of the day, we do have each...
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This Republic isn’t very democratic. We must change that

Puerto Rican citizens are U.S. citizens, but they cannot vote for their head of state. That is fundamentally unjust and undemocratic. In polarizing times, one...

Photojournalism

By Jennifer Sarti Part of being a photography major at Webster University allows me to study the great photographers that came before us, including Lewis...

Why you shouldn’t play humans versus zombies

"No one seems to notice, or care, that this is functionally a children’s game — a slightly more sophisticated form of tag. It has absolutely no educational value, no social or political significance, no artfulness or creativity. It is, at base, a collegiate-level continuation of recess (which usually terminates after grade school)."

Letters from Thailand: What the Thai phrase “Mai Bpen Rai” really means

It's like Hakuna Matata, but much it has a much deeper emotion. Maybe.

Nothing fundamentally changed in Biden’s first year

Americans aren’t keen on “nothing fundamentally changing” at this time, and the polls reflect that. Following the fever-dream Trump presidency and Jan. 6 insurrection, Joseph...

Society needs to pay more attention to the freedom of the press

When I first read The New York Times’ coverage of The Daily Northwestern’s apology to its readers, I thought it was satire. On Nov....

Nick Cage’s ruins film ‘Vampire’s Kiss’

Chances are if you hear about 'Vampire’s Kiss,' it will be through a meme or clip of Cage screaming his ABC’s in a terrible...

Opinion: The NFL is now essential

The National Football League will kick off their season on Sept. 10. When the sport does return, it will offer another kind of "essential...

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...

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...

McCarthyism and anti-communism remains in the US government

When Saule Omarova was questioned during her hearing, she wasn’t asked about policy or anything relevant to the position. She was asked if she...

Better Together plan would not move the city and county forward

Written by Jim Brasfield It is the “Great Divorce.”  In 1876 the City of St. Louis separated itself from St. Louis County and the farmers...

Letters from Thailand: I am now a Buddhist

I went to Thailand for study abroad and will be coming back with an entirely different religion. And I love it.

Nike is not a ‘woke’ corporation

On Sept. 3, Colin Kaepernick tweeted an advertisement of himself as the face of Nike’s newest marketing campaign. Without missing a beat, conservatives ran...