Let the bandwagon go

Taylor Stuck, Managing Editor

December 3, 2014

Filed under Opinion

It happens every year, usually around any sporting event’s championship game. Whether it’s football, hockey or tennis, die-hard fans, in an effort to proclaim they are the No. 1 fan, deem other fans “bandwagons.” A... Read more »

Financial stress plagues college students

Editorial

December 3, 2014

Filed under Opinion

A question often enters the minds of college students: do those who run institutions have any knowledge of what it is actually like to be a student? Sometimes, it feels like the institution is working against us in all aspects... Read more »

Where’s all the hair?

Jocelyn Gibson, News Editor

December 2, 2014

Filed under Opinion

As per usual, a Buzzfeed article has been circulating on social media. I know — surprise, surprise. The article, a list, is “12 Female Characters Who Keep Shaving Despite Constant Peril” with the subtext “Just because... Read more »

UVA suspends fraternities until January while investigating rape allegations

Editorial

December 2, 2014

Filed under Opinion

After the release of an incriminating article in Rolling Stone detailing the gang rape of a woman at the Phi Kappa Psi fraternity of the University of Virginia in 2012, the traditionfavoring university is covering its... Read more »

Community mourns the loss of long-time journalist and altruist

Jessica Ross, Assignment Editor

December 2, 2014

Filed under Opinion

C. Bosworth “Bos” Johnson passed away Sunday, November 23. To some of you, this name may not mean anything, but for those who knew him, or who have ever had the pleasure of meeting him, know how great a loss his passing is... Read more »

What’s normal?

Editorial

December 2, 2014

Filed under Opinion

Dress normal. That is the most recent campaign by Gap that started this fall. It is hard to wrap your head around, which doesn’t equal a successful campaign. Grab a copy of the latest Rolling Stone magazine and open to... Read more »

Take a tech-break, enjoy time off, come back with a fresh perspective

Editorial

November 19, 2014

Filed under Opinion

We are all ready for the upcoming week off from classes, and we are probably telling ourselves this will be the week we accomplish all those things we haven’t gotten around to during the semester: neglected homework, unfinished... Read more »

#blessed

Taylor Stuck, Managing Editor

November 19, 2014

Filed under Opinion

This morning, in my car on my way to class, I was thinking about my makeup. I’ve been experimenting with my simple look recently, branching out a little bit. I’ve been struggling with winged-eyeliner, mainly because my gel... Read more »

Body too bootylicious for you

Editorial

November 19, 2014

Filed under Opinion

There comes a time in every newspaper opinions section when it must include something about Kim Kardashian West’s backside. The bum that broke the Internet first appeared on social media when Paper Magazine revealed its winter... Read more »

Don’t waste time on small talk, so much else is important

Jocelyn Gibson, News Editor

November 17, 2014

Filed under Opinion

“How are you?” “Fine.” Not exactly a conversation starter, is it? Do they really want to know how you are? Do you really want to tell them? I know I don’t. Small talk is a social interaction, which we, as a society,... Read more »

Feminism is a movement, not a buzzword

Editorial

November 17, 2014

Filed under Opinion

TIME Magazine has apologized for literally wanting to ban the word “feminist.” TIME has been polling the Internet for the worst word of the year since 2011, when “OMG” was voted off the island of pop culture (we can... Read more »