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Take time to thank your parents

Monday, June 8, 2015 8:24 PM

Columnist Claire Noack argues that students should take time out of their busy schedules to thank their parents.

Do we need labels?

Sunday, May 17, 2015 8:10 PM

Columnist Claire Noack argues that while labels can be used harshly or negatively, they can help establish a sense of community.

Using derogatory words perpetuates negative connotations

Wednesday, May 13, 2015 9:42 PM

Columnist Claire Noack believes it’s important to think about what words you are using to describe people, especially if they can be derogatory.

Trigger warnings help, not hurt

Sunday, May 10, 2015 8:52 PM

Opinions editor Jamie Bernard argues that freedom is not worth causing pain to another person.

Tips for effectively using social media

Sunday, May 3, 2015 9:48 PM

Columnist Claire Noack says it’s especially important for college students to realize that the information they post on social media is available to the public.

Perpetrators of sexual assault deserve lasting punishment

Wednesday, April 29, 2015 10:01 PM

Opinions editor Jamie Bernard believes perpetrators of sexual assault deserve severe punishment.

The power of introverts

Sunday, April 26, 2015 9:18 PM

Columnist Claire Noack is an introvert, and she says that with introversion comes a lot of genuine, often untapped power.

Should companies take advantage of trending topics?

Saturday, April 25, 2015 1:11 PM

Columnist Claire Noack believes companies commenting on viral topics often create messages that end up coming across as insincere.

Gender neutral toys: Breaking gender roles

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 9:34 PM

Opinions editor Jamie Bernard believes gender neutral toys will help break down gender norms amongst the next generation of children.

Study abroad for the right reasons

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 9:42 PM

Columnist Claire Noack worries too many students study abroad for the wrong reasons and aren’t taking full advantage of the opportunity to experience a new culture.

St. Thomas perspectives abroad: Belgium, France

Sunday, April 12, 2015 9:39 PM
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Over spring break, chief photo editor Jake Remes traveled to Belgium and France and learned more about America’s involvement in World War II.

Learning how to end discrimination

Tuesday, March 24, 2015 9:06 PM

With many different movements to end discrimination, columnist Claire Noack says they all boil down to one common goal: acceptance without judgment.

Racism versus prejudice: Know the difference

Sunday, March 22, 2015 9:25 PM

A recent Huffington Post article prompted opinions editor Jamie Bernard to take a closer look at the differences between reverse racism and prejudice.

Women on $20s: Time for a change

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 8:19 PM

The nonprofit group Women on $20s is lobbying to get the first female on American paper currency, something Opinions Editor Jamie Bernard says is long overdue.

Becoming a leader in college

Sunday, March 15, 2015 8:21 PM
Infographic by designer Kari Johnson

Columnist Claire Noack writes that there are many different styles of leadership, and you can start crafting your own during your time as a student.