Opinion

UPeditorial: New Year

There’s an ancient Chinese curse that merchants would tell wary travelers to make them feel ill at ease, and it goes, “May you live in interesting times.” Well, 2016 has certainly been interesting, from celebrity deaths that came one after another to a tiring election[Read More…]

December 1, 2016 Comments are Disabled Opinion

Letter to the editor: Islam is Religion of Peace

Editor, Numerous people in today’s time believe that Islam promotes violence. Islam is a religion of peace. In the Holy Quran it states, “If anyone killed a person not in retaliation of murder, or (and) to spread mischief in the land — it would be[Read More…]

December 1, 2016 Comments are Disabled Opinion

Body shaming can be shameful, harmful

There are two kinds of people in this world: the ones who, according to society, are “smoking hot” and think they aren’t, and the ones who have a more attractive personality than face or body, but think they have it “going on.” Well, okay, maybe[Read More…]

December 1, 2016 Comments are Disabled Opinion
A Mourning in Bangkok

A Mourning in Bangkok

As Americans, we are used to our presidents leading our nation for a maximum of eight years. Whatever we may think of them, we know they will be replaced on a regular basis. Imagine if the same person ruled our nation for 70 years. How[Read More…]

November 10, 2016 Comments are Disabled Opinion

Army Brat’s Remembrance

Stuff happens. A major conflict flares up, and then things die down and people stop caring. Remember when “Operation Iraqi Freedom” was a big deal and everyone had “support our troops” magnets stuck to their car? Now, some people are oblivious that we still have[Read More…]

November 10, 2016 Comments are Disabled Opinion
Now or Later?

Now or Later?

Students must resist temptation to procrastinate It’s official: students are over the hump of midterms and can now see the light at the end of the semester. But first they have to get through four more weeks of classes, finals, term papers — the list[Read More…]

November 3, 2016 Comments are Disabled Opinion

Students should resist guilt while juggling responsibilities

This time of year, life is coming fast. Finals are looming and the promise of holiday madness is on the edge of everyone’s mind — Halloween is over, so now, apparently, it’s officially Christmas — and life has a way of hitting every emotional chord[Read More…]

November 3, 2016 Comments are Disabled Opinion

UPeditorial: When in doubt, talk it out

More often than not, students neglect talking to their teachers. Whether it be about a missed class, a forgotten assignment or having been mysteriously missing for half the year, students tend to take a non-confrontational approach to their academic careers. This can lead to problems.[Read More…]

November 3, 2016 Comments are Disabled Opinion
TimTim’s Toons: Rigged Facts

TimTim’s Toons: Rigged Facts

October 27, 2016 Comments are Disabled Opinion

Living in a post-fact world

“Now, what I want is facts. Teach these boys and girls nothing but facts. Facts alone are wanted in life. Plant nothing else, and root out everything else. You can only form the minds of reasoning animals upon facts; nothing else will ever be of[Read More…]

October 27, 2016 Comments are Disabled Opinion