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“No makeup selfies” do little for cancer awareness

Sunday, April 13, 2014 11:26 PM
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After a trend of posting selfies to support breast cancer swept social media sites, columnist Anne Gaslin questioned the real motive behind the movement.

Re-framing the debate on government-mandated Plan B funding

Thursday, April 10, 2014 1:21 AM
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Designer Elliot Polsky says no matter if artificial birth control is moral or right, the federal government should not require employers to pay for it.

Monk life: the simplistic spring break

Monday, April 7, 2014 12:27 AM
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When Opinions Editor Alex Goering spent time in a monastery over spring break, he realized the value of simplicity in life.

Why brackets ruin sports

Thursday, April 3, 2014 1:15 AM
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Sports editor Jacob Sevening says the best part of sports are the underdog stories, but brackets take the fun out of upset games.

Battling the spring slump

Sunday, March 30, 2014 11:07 PM
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As warmer weather slowly makes its way back into the forecast, Columnist Anne Gaslin says fighting spring fever becomes harder than ever.

Flight 370: unveiling the abyss

Friday, March 28, 2014 11:01 AM
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With the constant news about the search for Malaysian Flight 370, opinions editor Alex Goering says it’s disappointing that our oceans are so underexplored.

Kids’ tech obsession: balancing learn and play

Wednesday, March 26, 2014 9:44 AM
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Columnist Anne Gaslin says the youth of our generation faces a burden in dealing with all facets of a technology-obsessed culture.

Broken senior: impaired and struggling at St. Thomas

Thursday, March 20, 2014 12:52 AM
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Opinions editor Alex Goering broke his ankle and calls his recovery “one of the most disappointing and self-reflective times” of his college career. 

The gluten-free confessions of a pizzaholic

Sunday, March 16, 2014 11:06 PM
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Columnist Anne Gaslin was skeptical of the popular Gluten-free diet, until she tried it herself.

Dealing with roommate problems

Thursday, March 13, 2014 10:09 PM
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Columnist Anne Gaslin found that almost everyone faces the same roommate issues, but dealing with them is just a part of college.

Discrimination is anti-American

Sunday, March 9, 2014 11:40 PM
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In light of recent laws proposed in Arizona, opinions editor Alex Goering says discrimination is still destructive.

International conflict: demand the information you deserve

Saturday, March 8, 2014 6:00 PM
Senior Joe McCullough holds a Venezuelan flag with the spanish words, "Human Dignity" on it. St. Thomas students are trying to follow the rising tensions in Venezuela to the best of their abilities, despite a lull in media coverage. (Photo courtesy of Joe McCullough)

East-West tensions are approaching Cold War levels, but there is another conflict that deserves our attention: the destabilization of Venezuela.

Commuting shouldn’t come with a social cost

Thursday, March 6, 2014 10:55 PM

Although they don’t live on campus, columnist Nick Cocchiarella thinks commuter students should be given more oppritunities to participate.

Trading technology for the world

Wednesday, March 5, 2014 11:42 PM

Columnist Baihly Warfield was never without her phone, but when she left for Semester at Sea, she discovered a more meaningful kind of connection.

A less-extreme approach to college bars

Sunday, March 2, 2014 10:39 PM

Columnist Anne Gaslin decided not to drink during the first part of her final college semester, and she was surprised at what she found.