All posts tagged "Opinion"

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    The do’s and do not’s in college

    By DALEN BARLOW–   Every freshman comes into college knowing that this will obviously be different from high school, but not knowing what to truly expect. College is a completely different world than high school, and it...

    • Posted May 21, 2015
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    Move over Andrew Jackson: Nonprofit organization petitions to change the face of $20 dollar bill

    Emily Curtsinger–   Could Andrew Jackson’s time of the $20 bill be coming to a close?   “Women on 20s,” a nonprofit organization, is fighting for a women to be the face of the new $20 bill....

    • Posted April 16, 2015
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    The ins & outs of owning a pet in college

    Samantha Schaefer–   Sometimes the transition from high school can be difficult – especially if you’re a freshman or coming from out of town and have to make new friends. So why not get a cute little...

    • Posted April 15, 2015
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    Floods, fires, gridlock traffic: Thanks, Obama

    Nick Amon–     Whether you were stuck in traffic for an extra hour or saw Air Force One fly over campus, many of us are aware that President Barack Obama paid us a visit here in...

    • Posted April 14, 2015
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    Do taboo topics stifle students’ voices?

    By Nick Amon– College: a place where voices are found yet simultaneously challenged. A breeding ground for beliefs to be strengthened or dissolved. That being said, do we take the voice of others into consideration when expressing...

    • Posted April 2, 2015
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    How the ‘L Trail’ fails: A look into what really sparked the construction

    By Nick Amon–   In recent years here at U of L, safety has become a primary concern for students and faculty alike. Crimes ranging all the way from muggings and small thefts, to stabbings and abductions,...

    • Posted April 1, 2015
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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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