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Opinion Archives
Jun. 03, 2021

In Defense of Naomi Osaka: Journalists must do better

Naomi Osaka’s withdrawal from the French Open must spark a national conversation about how journalists treat athletes, and how society regards mental health.

May. 28, 2021

Raising MU’s tuition further highlights privilege within admissions process

The 5% tuition increase underlines existing problems within the MU admissions process, burdening current students and discouraging future students from applying.

May. 06, 2021

COLUMN: Why MU should enforce a vaccine requirement for fall semester

If MU does not require vaccines, COVID-19 will continue to spread and mutate into new variants, which will put all of us in danger. MU must mandate them so students can feel safe on campus.

Apr. 30, 2021

Letter to the Editor: An open letter to President Mun Choi

MU administration must address student demands, or civil unrest will continue.

Apr. 30, 2021

COLUMN: Why objectivity in journalism does more harm than good to marginalized communities

After weeks of political unrest on a national and local scale, objectivity in journalism has once again become the forefront of discussion.

Apr. 30, 2021

Letter to the Editor: MU administration must progress and change in order to evoke inclusion, diversity and equity.

MU administration must enact structural changes in order to address systemic racism in the institution, writes the six secret honorary societies.

Apr. 30, 2021

Letter to the Editor: (Blank)phobia — fatphobia rooted in The Mizzou Store

The fatphobia blatantly controlling The Mizzou Store is just one of the ways (Blank)phobia runs rampant throughout campus. These are the ways the MU administration serves everyone except for its students.

Apr. 23, 2021

EDITORIAL: Hawley’s vote against anti-Asian hate crime bill exemplifies his indifference toward Asian American lives

Hawley’s decision aligns with his past anti-Asian rhetoric, further alienating marginalized Missourians.

Apr. 21, 2021

COLUMN: Arkansas’ new anti-abortion law shows the ignorance of government officials

Stricter abortion laws don’t eliminate abortions, they put women and girls everywhere at greater risk by restricting their access to safe health practices.

Apr. 20, 2021

COLUMN: Posting a vaccine card online poses a risk for identity theft and scams

Vaccine cards hold sensitive information that scammers and identity thieves can use.

Apr. 20, 2021

COLUMN: Universities use general education requirements to financially exploit students

General education courses force students to waste money early in their education and misuse time on classes that do not pertain to their desired degree.

Apr. 20, 2021

COLUMN: Meghan Markle’s fashion influence is more prominent than ever

Meghan Markle has had a major influence on the fashion industry, but with the recent exposure of the royal family, her style has only become bolder and more influential.

Apr. 16, 2021

COLUMN: The NCAA failed to provide female athletes bare minimum resources

Women’s basketball teams should not have to be responsible for calling out the NCAA on its sexism when the fault should not have existed.

Apr. 16, 2021

COLUMN: No exit from America’s recurring nightmare of mass shootings

After the recent mass shootings, politicians debated ways to stop these tragedies, but failed to agree on an effective plan of gun reform.

Apr. 13, 2021

COLUMN: Feminists must move past white-centered history

The women’s rights movement has historically centered the voices of white women. Moving forward, feminism needs to include all women.

Apr. 13, 2021

COLUMN: Unions are essential as bulwarks against exploitation and greed

Revitalizing unions as a potent force within American society can ensure that fair and safe labor standards remain protected and that workers have a voice.

Apr. 08, 2021
Apr. 06, 2021

COLUMN: Meghan Markle and Harry should be applauded for their strength to leave the royal family

After Meghan Markle’s interview with Oprah, her kindness and charm reminded many of the beloved Princess Diana.

Apr. 06, 2021

COLUMN: We all must be soldiers: The safety of Asian American women is not their battle to fight alone

The Atlanta shootings triggered the fears of Asian American women. One Asian American MU student highlights the connection between sexualisation and violence.

Apr. 06, 2021

COLUMN: In-person graduation ceremonies this spring provide hope for future in-person operations at MU

Graduating seniors will have in-person commencement this spring with safety precautions in place.

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