A revolution of my pits

Jocelyn Gibson, Managing Editor
April 23, 2015
Filed under COLUMN, FEMINIST THURSDAY, OPINION

Of all the things I have made a conscious effort to change in my life, the evolution (or more accurately revolution) of my armpits has been the most profound. When I first decided I needed to do something about my environmental impact and the application of chemicals... Read more »

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

Amanda Gibson, Columnist
April 23, 2015
Filed under COLUMN, OPINION

If you have been to the Starbucks in the Memorial Student Center lately, you may have seen the new and inexpensive, reusable cups for sale. Starbucks is one of the many companies that is dedicated to reducing their waste, and these companies are starting an important conversation. ... Read more »

5 lessons of college

Bri Shelton, Columnist
April 23, 2015
Filed under COLUMN, OPINION

It’s official. My freshman year is almost over.  There’s so much I can say about my first full year at Marshall. College is definitely something that changed me for the better and helped me become more of an adult in just... Read more »

Operation Jade Helm raises concerns of government intrusion on civil liberties

Operation Jade Helm raises concerns of government intrusion on civil liberties

Editorial
April 22, 2015
Filed under OPINION

This summer, all branches of the U.S. military are launching a vast Special Operations exercise across six states called Jade Helm 15. The size and scope of this mission is vast, utilizing eight states (Texas, Utah, New Mexico, California, Arizona, Mississippi, Louisiana... Read more »

Skepticism about film’s ‘year of women’

Editorial
April 21, 2015
Filed under OPINION

National Association of Theatre Owners President and CEO John Fithian declared 2015 as a progressive year for women in the film industry Tuesday at CinemaCon. “2015 will rock at the box office because it will be the year of women,”... Read more »

MU SAND: Hydration should top daily priority list

MU SAND: Hydration should top daily priority list

MU SAND, Michaela Richardson
April 21, 2015
Filed under OPINION

As busy people on the go, we sometimes forget how important it is to stay hydrated. Recommendations for fluid intake for average adults are 9, 8oz glasses per day for women, and 13, 8oz glasses for men. If you‘re physically active,... Read more »

‘Better’ is not good enough because #BlackLivesMatter

‘Better’ is not good enough because #BlackLivesMatter

Editorial
April 20, 2015
Filed under OPINION

A Baltimore man has died from a spinal injury following his arrest, but the problem is that no one knows how he got these injuries. Police say when Freddie Gray was arrested and put into a police van April 13, he was able to speak,... Read more »

Poverty challenge fails to give taste of poverty

Editorial
April 19, 2015
Filed under OPINION

Last week, celebrity Gwyneth Paltrow attempted the #FoodBankNYCChallenge, which attempts to raise awareness about how difficult it is to live on the SNAP (better known as food stamps) budget of $29 per week allocated to the average benefit recipient. ... Read more »

Getting right with Yeezus

Megan Osborne, Life! Editor
April 19, 2015
Filed under COLUMN, MEGAN MUSIC MONDAY, OPINION

I have a confession to make, and I’m finally ready to admit it. I like Kanye. A lot. And with Kanye appreciation came a general appreciation for hip-hop, a genre I was previously way... Read more »

Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor

Anonymous
April 15, 2015
Filed under OPINION

When I saw that SPJ had t-shirts for sale, I wanted to purchase one to show my support for my fellow student journalists. When I saw the shirts, however, I was immediately taken back to snide comments from my relatives at Thanksgiving... Read more »

Food guilt, different perspectives

Jocelyn Gibson, Managing Editor
April 15, 2015
Filed under COLUMN, FEMINIST THURSDAY, OPINION

I have been meaning to write about food guilt for a couple of weeks now, but after attending the hunger event on campus Wednesday, I starting thinking about food guilt in entirely different ways. The original column I had planned to write focused on the ideas of body-... Read more »

The Golden Age of Hollywood is over, but movies today are still pretty good

Editorial
April 15, 2015
Filed under OPINION

The Golden Age of Hollywood, a period of cinema between the late ‘20s and the mid ‘40s, is often heralded as the greatest period in the history of film. While it is true that many great advances in the way movies were made occurred in that time, it can be argued that the golden age... Read more »