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Alcohol isn’t worse than weed

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 10:26 PM

While good arguments for legalizing weed exist, opinions editor Elliot Polsky disagrees that marijuana use should be legalized because alcohol is more dangerous.

Get informed about Ebola

Monday, November 17, 2014 10:00 PM

Columnist Claire Noack says so much media coverage has caused Ebola hysteria and suggests we learn the real facts about the epidemic.

Street harassment isn’t a compliment

Sunday, November 9, 2014 9:30 PM

After a video depicting a woman in New York City being harassed more than 100 times went viral, Reporter Jamie Bernard argues that the video’s message isn’t hitting its mark with its audience.

Letter to the editor: Rape jokes aren’t funny

Wednesday, November 5, 2014 9:00 PM

Claire Winzenburg explains why rape shouldn’t be the punchline of jokes.

The power of modern storytellers

Sunday, November 2, 2014 11:07 PM

Columnist Claire Noack explains how modern storytellers share ideas and provide a voice for the younger generation through words and images.

Uninformed votes are worse than no votes

Saturday, November 1, 2014 5:10 PM

Opinions Editor Elliot Polsky says the “get out the vote” campaigns for midterm elections should try to influence people to get informed.

Discrimination is scary

Thursday, October 30, 2014 8:40 PM

When it comes to Halloween, Columnist Claire Noack says there’s a line between good-natured humored and prejudiced costumes.

More than right versus left

Sunday, October 26, 2014 9:03 PM

With elections in November, Opinions Editor Elliot Polsky says listening more to what nonpartisan groups have to say about politics is a way to regain meaningful political dialogue.

Bullying needs to be stopped

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 11:40 PM

Columnist Claire Noack says bullying can happen to anyone of any age, but it is something everyone should rally against. 

The dangers of social media

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 9:23 PM

Reporter Travis Swan says the younger generation’s addiction to social media is negatviely affecting today’s society.

Marriage is a public statement, not private

Sunday, October 19, 2014 9:44 PM

Because the Catholic Church has a public stance on marriage, Opinions Editor Elliot Polsky explains why public statements by archdiocese employees matter.

Protections don’t stop rape

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 10:22 PM

University Affairs Editor Grace Pastoor argues that taking extra anti-rape precautions needs to stop. 

Advantages of taking community college classes

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 10:26 PM

St. Thomas’ strategic plan draft suggested coordinating more community college classes, and Opinions Editor Elliot Polsky thinks that’s not a bad idea.

Catholic culture at St. Thomas provides unique experience

Sunday, October 12, 2014 9:47 PM
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Whether it’s inside or outside or the classroom, columnist Claire Noack says students can benefit from the Catholic community at St. Thomas.

Anti-rape measures don’t blame the victim

Sunday, October 5, 2014 10:47 PM

Opinions Editor Elliot Polsky believes victim blaming accusations are often misplaced and overstated.