Mid-term election messaging toward millennials

Caitlin Grimes, Columnist

October 29, 2014

Filed under Opinion

The mid-term elections are less than a week away, and as time draws closer, the means of attracting the youth to their civic duty is becoming one of extreme controversy. This was first seen with the release of the College Republican... Read more »

Body hair should not be a man’s world anymore

Editorial

October 29, 2014

Filed under Opinion

So-called “manly men” with their charmingly ungroomed beards and overall lumberjack-esque qualities are all the rage these days. However, women still can’t catch a break when it comes to ungroomed body hair. Most men... Read more »

Why are we ashamed to get down to this. sick. beat?

Editorial

October 28, 2014

Filed under Opinion

Unless you have been living buried under a rock with no Internet or media connection whatsoever, you know about the Monday release of Taylor Swift’s fifth album “1989.” Easily the strongest of her career, the album features... Read more »

The burden of thought

Geoffrey Foster, Copy Editor

October 27, 2014

Filed under Opinion

Save the planet. This slogan is everywhere these days, most prominently on the Internet, blasting its message across cyberspace. Save the planet. It is emblematic of the hubris many people see fit to endow upon themselves. The... Read more »

Parking imposes a problem to commuter students and faculty

Bri Shelton, Columnist

October 27, 2014

Filed under Opinion

If there’s one topic that can quickly fuel a debate at Marshall, it’s the issue of parking, and the lack thereof, for commuter students and faculty. For this group of people, it’s the same story every day. They spend... Read more »

‘Pretty Pink Princesses Prestigiously Profuse Profanity’…for feminism

October 27, 2014

Filed under Opinion

Normally, when a child swears, she is scolded. What if it’s for a good cause? A video released by FCKH8 shows little girls dressed in full princess gear dropping f-bombs (and pretty much every other swear in the book) in... Read more »

Wait, I’m an adult?

Codi Mohr, Executive Editor

October 26, 2014

Filed under Opinion

I am 21, nearly 22 years old. I’m in my senior year of undergrad. And I don’t have the first clue what I want to do with my life. This is something I think about pretty often because of the impending May graduation date... Read more »

Calling all Herd fans: It’s time to pack the Joan

Editorial

October 26, 2014

Filed under Opinion

Coming into Saturday’s football game against Florida Atlantic University, the Thundering Herd was undefeated. We were ranked in the top 25 for the first time since 2002. Quarterback Rakeem Cato threw his record-breaking touchdown... Read more »

The a cappella realness you never knew your life needed

Codi Mohr, Executive Editor

October 1, 2014

Filed under Opinion

You’ve probably heard one of their YouTube covers. With 5.8 million collective views on their videos, both covers and original music, it’s fairly unlikely that you have never heard a song by a cappella super group Pentatonix,... Read more »

Want a sexually conscious country? Don’t stop sex ed after high school

Editorial

October 1, 2014

Filed under Opinion

Sex education in public schools is a debate that has been happening in America for a number of years now. Comprehensive versus abstinence-only sex education causes a stir among parents, educators and community members, but after... Read more »