Opinion Archives
Nov. 30, 2017

How will Harvey Weinstein affect how we view sexual assault?

In the midst of the “Weinstein effect,” we need to decide how to move forward as a society.

Nov. 17, 2017

Sen. Feinstein proposes the well-awaited Assault Weapons Ban of 2017

The key provisions of the bill ban the sale, manufacture, transfer and importation of 205 military-style assault weapons.

Nov. 17, 2017

Abstinence-only sex ed is failing Missouri

Missouri’s abstinence-only sexual education is ineffective and puts teens at a higher risk for STIs and unwanted pregnancy.

Nov. 13, 2017

Your “thoughts and prayers” are not enough

Condolences alone will not prevent tragedies like the shooting in Sutherland Springs from happening again and again. Only action will.

Nov. 12, 2017

It’s getting harder for companies to make revolutionary products every year

Artificial intelligence may be the saving grace in a world of technological innovation.

Nov. 12, 2017

“Political correctness” should not make you angry

People don’t want to acknowledge they have to be responsible for what they do because of their privilege, so instead they insist that people are offended too easily.

Nov. 12, 2017

As Trump campaign investigation heats up, Trump refuses to acknowledge it

As Trump campaign investigation heats up, Trump refuses to acknowledge it

Oct. 30, 2017

Sexual assault is a U.S. epidemic

Sexual assault has become a serious issue in America, with many arguing about the context surrounding it.

Why are we ignoring Puerto Rico?

If the poor relief efforts in Puerto Rico were to happen on the mainland after a disaster, Americans would cry outrage — and yet people already seem to be forgetting about our fellow citizens.

Training won't keep MU safe unless MU Alert improves

Gregory found that the vague alerts lead to heightened anxiety in her classroom during the threat.

SB 5 restricts women’s reproductive rights

The new law affecting abortion procedures and informed consent effectively places an undue burden on women.

Oct. 26, 2017

MU lacks the procedure to guarantee campus safety

The active threat on campus last Wednesday revealed the university’s lack of readiness when dealing with potentially deadly threats to students.

Oct. 22, 2017

5G technology will change our world

With carriers testing 5G technology, the ultra-connected world is fast-approaching.

Oct. 18, 2017

US withdraws from UNESCO, receives mixed responses

Leaders around the world responded to the United States’ decision to withdraw from UNESCO in many ways.

Trump’s actions legitimize hate groups

The president’s decision to speak at a conference organized by a hate group shows his true beliefs about LGBTQ people.

Oct. 11, 2017

With the launch of Pixel 2, Google sticks to new strategy

Last year, Google committed to building its own hardware to show the best of Android, and it doubled down last week with a new device launch.

Fearmongering does not qualify people to run governments

GOP Senate candidate Courtland Sykes’ only strategy is to make people fear their own country.

Oct. 09, 2017

What to do when faced with political burnout

It gets tiring, having to fight the same fight over and over and over again, but we can’t stop standing up for what we believe in.

Oct. 08, 2017

The iPhone X serves as an indicator of Apple’s bright future

Ten years after unveiling the first iPhone, Apple looks to innovate and establish relevance.

Oct. 04, 2017

NFL players decide to kneel during national anthem, receive mixed reactions

Many have been met with backlash since the beginning of national anthem protests

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