All posts tagged "Opinion"

  • Mainstream award show snubs provocative hip-hop album

    By Aaron Hartley– Last week at this year’s Grammy Awards, after a night of performances, homages and scripted jokes, Taylor Swift’s pop-fueled hit “1989” ended up taking home album of the year. While this may have been...

    • Posted February 24, 2016
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  • Student Opinion
    Hover boards: fun, fire hazard or just lame?

    By Nick Amon– Remember that crazy hoverboard Marty McFly sported around in ‘Back to the Future Part II?’  You know, the one that levitated off the ground like a skateboard without wheels? If your memory eludes you,...

    • Posted February 24, 2016
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  • Threlkeld response favors reputation over students

    By Kyeland Jackson — After a semester of controversy, scandal and questionable actions from university administration, another issue of race has surfaced. The reports of racial issues in Threlkeld were confirmed by university administration and students this week. Racially-based...

    • Posted February 21, 2016
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  • Guns to end guns: Concealed carry not for campus

    By Kyeland Jackson– Someone posted a petition to bring concealed carry to campus on a bulletin board in the library. Reading “Gun free zones don’t work” and “Universities choose to make you an easy target,” the petition asks...

    • Posted February 17, 2016
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  • Student Opinion
    Blocking College Abacus makes costs less transparent

    By Chris Acree– When my family first began preparing to go to college a long time ago, my father was asked by other parents for advice on how to adequately prepare. The first thing he’d always answer...

    • Posted February 16, 2016
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  • Student Opinion
    Beyonce stands for change, not racism

    By Ryan Hiles– “Are you offended as an American that Beyoncé pulled her race-baiting stunt at the Super Bowl? Do you agree that it was a slap in the face of law enforcement? Do you agree that...

    • Posted February 12, 2016
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  • Student Opinion
    The system needs overhaul to entice the public to vote

    By Aaron Hartley– Every election season, the importance of voter turnout is restated, as it should be. Voter turnout is possibly the key element in ensuring the system functions properly, and guarantee the person with the majority...

    • Posted February 11, 2016
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  • Student Opinion
    Voter turnout crucial this election season

    By Ashley Carroll– As many of us already know, voting is incredibly important. This is true whether it’s an off-year mayoral election, open primary or when the Oval Office is up for grabs. This past fall, pollsters got...

    • Posted February 10, 2016
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  • Student Opinion
    One Nation, Under God?: Religion shouldn’t determine the president

    By Zachary Conatser– What makes a president effective? Is it the hair? No. Charming smile and easy eyes? No. The way they move and carry themselves, or even the clothes they wear? No, of course not. What...

    • Posted February 10, 2016
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  • Student Opinion
    Self-inflicted wound hits U of L players and fanbase

    By Nick Amon– “The first thing I tweeted when I first got here was: ‘God got me,’ and I truly believe that to this day.” This is what an optimistic Trey Lewis said to the media last...

    • Posted February 6, 2016
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