All posts tagged "Opinion"

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    Opinion: Greeks are worried about the wrong issue in the wake of nationally publicized racism incident

    We’ve watched the video, heard the chants and probably (hopefully) decided that yes, those guys in Oklahoma University’s Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity are racist. But that doesn’t make every Greek member racist. I get that. However, some...

    • Posted March 24, 2015
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    Do college rankings really matter?

    By Emily Curtsinger– Every year, the U.S. News & World Report puts out an updated college ranking list for the best colleges in the United States. Rankings are determined by factors including employment ratio and national merit. For...

    • Posted March 20, 2015
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    OU SAE’s racist chants tarnish the Greek community

    By Aryn Gribler– Recently a YouTube video surfaced capturing multiple members of the University of Oklahoma Sigma Alpha Epsilon chapter cheering and clapping to a racist chant that eerily resembles the tune “If You’re Happy and You...

    • Posted March 19, 2015
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    Is Spring Break really a break?

    By Brooke Billingsley– Say goodbye to the sand between your toes, tan lines and carefree days. As much as we all dread it, it is time to face reality and get our focus back on school work....

    • Posted March 18, 2015
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    Should a college education be free?

    By Emily Curtsinger– In the United States, public education is free for children up until the 12th grade. If one chooses to attend college, they must pay, get scholarships or take out student loans. Earlier this year, President...

    • Posted March 12, 2015
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    Jones’ co-defendants seem to continue rape culture

    By Jacqueline Kelly– Features editor Sarah Rohleder recently wrote a piece about the rape accusations against former U of L basketball player Chris Jones. For those who don’t know, Jones was not the only one accused of...

    • Posted March 10, 2015
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    Global Warming: Snow days a result or not?

    By Samantha Schaefer– With all this wild weather occurring lately, students are attempting to look at things through a more theoretical perspective.  Many are beginning to wonder if global warming has something to do with all this...

    • Posted March 5, 2015
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    The crisis surrounding ISIS

    By Nick Amon– The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, better known as the notoriously extremist Islamist rebel group ISIS, is an increasingly influential terror group controlling expanding areas in the middle-eastern nations of Iraq and...

    • Posted March 2, 2015
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    Opinion: the weight of rape accusations, in light of Chris Jones’s charges

    In December, editor-in-chief Olivia Krauth wrote a feature on the prevalence of rape culture at U of L. Since then, the Cardinal ran an entire two-page spread on creating a consent culture at U of L, thanks...

    • Posted March 2, 2015
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    What did you do during the snow days?

    Emily Curtsinger, TC Klusman, & Leada Felli-   Last week , the University of Louisville canceled classes three days and delayed them two as snow and dangerously cold temperatures socked the region.   “I was so excited...

    • Posted February 25, 2015
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