Opinion

Cries of voter fraud lead to suppression of minority votes

Hey, those Oscars sure were something, weren’t they? What with Warren Beatty being given the wrong card and almost giving the Academy Award for best Motion Picture to “La La Land,” and everything. Okay, now that that I have your attention, let’s talk about voter[Read More…]

March 2, 2017 Comments are Disabled Opinion

UPeditorial: ‘A person’s a person’

Dr. Seuss’s “Horton Hears a Who!” offers sage advice that we sometimes forget. In our busy lives, we often disconnect from society and choose to associate with people who we know are just like us. However, when we do that, it becomes easy to dehumanize[Read More…]

March 2, 2017 Comments are Disabled Opinion
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Secret savings for savvy students

Paying college tuition has some perks besides a fancy “.edu” email, rules on what you can and can’t do in your room, and the joy of having all your tests in one week. As annoying as school can be, there are a few perks to[Read More…]

March 2, 2017 Comments are Disabled Opinion
Letter to the editor:

Letter to the editor:

A visit to 1984 Editor: I realize that whenever a male interjects a pro-life argument into the discussion of abortion rights, he is immediately suspect by a significant percentage of the listening audience, and that based solely on his gender. But guided by the firm[Read More…]

February 23, 2017 Comments are Disabled Opinion
Career ending joke, or media overreaction

Career ending joke, or media overreaction

YouTubers are, at their very core, entertainers. In an era where the audience for cable television is dwindling and more companies work toward streaming services, it shouldn’t come as much of a surprise that, much like one who plays a lovable character from a television[Read More…]

February 23, 2017 Comments are Disabled Opinion
UPeditorial: Engaging in discussion broadens communal knowledge

UPeditorial: Engaging in discussion broadens communal knowledge

All too often we shy away from difficult topics when having discussions with each other — be it religion, sex or politics. The idea is that these topics are too controversial to talk about and will inevitably lead to confrontations or hurt feelings, but discourse[Read More…]

February 23, 2017 Comments are Disabled Opinion

OUR chance to ‘march’ toward research

Anyone who has been in marching band for any length of time is bound to have played at least one march by John Philip Sousa. The famous American composer, known to history as the “March King,” wrote plenty of them, including the classic “Stars and[Read More…]

February 16, 2017 Comments are Disabled Opinion
Planned Parenthood saves lives

Planned Parenthood saves lives

Here is an actual quote from Utah Sen. Mike Lee on January 30th in the Daily Signal: “Of the ‘pregnancy services’ offered by the organization, 94 percent are abortions.” I just — what? How can he be so blatantly and willfully wrong about facts? Facts[Read More…]

February 16, 2017 Comments are Disabled Opinion

UPeditorial: Early brand building for success

Starting out a new semester can be stressful. However, in order to encourage growth, it’s worth considering the extension of one’s comfort zone. By doing this, all one has to do is remain on the lookout for groups that could potentially help promote personal growth,[Read More…]

February 16, 2017 Comments are Disabled Opinion
UPeditorial: War on the Press

UPeditorial: War on the Press

Defending importance of journalistic values in a post-truth world A man goes to the doctor, only for the doctor to realize the man has a tumor in an inoperable part of his brain and is likely to die. Does he tell the man, only to[Read More…]

February 9, 2017 Comments are Disabled Opinion, Staff