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
Girls just wanna have…  a Falcons victory

Girls just wanna have… a Falcons victory

It’s that time of year again. When you think of February, most people think of hearts, flowers and chocolates. The stereotype is that women think of Valentine’s Day as one of the most romantic times of the year. But, chances are, when men think of[Read More…]

February 2, 2017 Comments are Disabled Opinion, Sports
Guys want wings, Patriots to clip birds

Guys want wings, Patriots to clip birds

It is that time of year again where the two best teams from the National Football League square off to play in the Super Bowl. Time for all the pizza, wings, and beer to litter the floors of people’s living rooms and local bars, but[Read More…]

February 2, 2017 Comments are Disabled Opinion, Sports
An American phenomenon

An American phenomenon

Musical offers reminder of America’s foundation If you haven’t heard about “Hamilton: An American Musical,” chances are you also have no idea that Donald J. Trump is the 45th president of the United States of America (Which means you haven’t had to see the bickering[Read More…]

January 26, 2017 Comments are Disabled Opinion

Grappling With Politics

In 564 B.C., Arrhichion of Phigalia grappled with an unknown wrestler during the 54th Olympiad to defend his championship. The unknown combatant refused to give up, suffering hours of painful struggle in which he dislocated a toe, until he could stand the pain no more[Read More…]

January 26, 2017 Comments are Disabled Opinion
UPeditorial: Overcome discrimination

UPeditorial: Overcome discrimination

Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, as the saying goes, but if communities mimic the past behavior our newest president — the leader of the free world — the people of the United States would be copying a demeanor that is undermining to the[Read More…]

January 26, 2017 Comments are Disabled 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