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What really constitutes as “locker room talk?”

Kaitlyn Mellom, Social Work BA

November 2, 2016

Filed under Opinion

I am sure at this point we have all heard the infamous audio recording in which Republican presidential candidate, Donald Trump, boasts his ability to do whatever he wants to women he lusts after simply because he is a celebrit...

Labels should be left for soup cans, not people

Dusty Hartl, Opinions Editor

October 19, 2016

Filed under Opinion

It seems that in today’s society we push for labels all the time. When it comes to our economic status, gender, sexuality, or more relatably, our majors, we just really love putting people into boxes. I really don’t care that you ar...

Assembly candidate earns support with kindness

Natalie Emmerich

October 19, 2016

Filed under Opinion

I’ve known Allison Hetz for around a year now. In that year, I have grown to know that she is one of the most generous people I have ever met. But one, recent, instance of her generosity has stuck out to me as one of the gr...

High schoolers deserve tools to succeed

Dylan Bersch, Social Work BS

October 19, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Many high school students believe they are ready to conquer many life experiences when they leave for the college of their choice. Many students believe that they have the everyday tools to understand how the real world works. ...

New complaint rules strip away rights

Chris Henige, Associate Professor of Art History

October 12, 2016

Filed under Opinion

You may not be aware of this, but on October 6, 2016, the Education Committee of the Board of Regents met to deliberate on sweeping changes to Chapter VI of the Faculty Personnel Rules of the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater regarding Com...

Mandatory participation policy op-ed rings true

Brian Kevin Beck, Emeritus Associate Professor

October 12, 2016

Filed under Opinion

You editorialized well on “mandatory class participation.” It made me (retired teacher) recall and think. First, “anxiety” about speaking up.  (1) Are we over-worrying about sensitive “teacup” students being disturbed...

Staff Debate: Who won the presidential debate?

Dusty Hartl and Kimberly Wethal

October 5, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Clinton Yes, there was a Presidential Debate last Monday night where our two major party candidates bickered for an hour and a half – but there’s no room to argue as to who won. As I waltzed around the University Center ballroo...

The right to riot: is violence justified?

Nicole Aimone and Emily Lepkowski

September 28, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Not to Riot The negative culture against law enforcement and the criticised ‘unnecessary’ brutality by police has become a common event in our country. Especially this past summer, with a skyrocket of officer-involved s...

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