Challenged books show the controversy in American society

Jessica Wade OPINION EDITOR Let children read; it will make them better people. According to research conducted by The New School in New York, exposing children...

Victims of rape should be supported, not dismissed

Two weeks ago, at an Indiana Senate debate, Eric Turner, Republican state representative, delivered comments that angered many. While discussing an amendment to an anti-abortion bill that would allow women whose pregnancy is the result of rape or incest to undergo the procedure, he implied that women who want an abortion could simply lie about being a victim.


U.S. education different than China

The education systems of China and the United States of America are completely different.


Blue Ivy Carter: Why do Beyonce and Jay-Z hate you?

When I was a kid, I hated my name. Like most people I found it ugly and inconvenient. No one could pronounce it; no one could spell it. Add in my last name and it sounded like some twisted German mind game. I grew up though and realized my name wasn't all that bad. It was actually kind of unique and pretty. 


UNO not immune to racism, but handles issues well

By Ciara Watson CONTRIBUTOR On Nov. 8 2015, the president of the University of Missouri resigned. In the months prior to his resignation, students who attended...

We found positive energy in a hopeless place

After a stressful internal debate, I decided to leave my underwear on. Mindy came into my dimly lit room as soft music played in...

Ignore WBC and maybe they’ll go away

It seems the professional agitators from the infamous Westboro Baptist Church have won another round.  The Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled on Thursday, Oct. 20, that a Nebraska law, intended to keep protesters 500 feet away from funeral locations, is unconstitutional.


Obama’s gun orders infringe on nobody’s rights

By Jessica Wade CONTRIBUTOR “Hundreds of thousands of Americans have lost brothers and sisters or buried their own children. Many have had to learn to...