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Manifesting Misogyny

Manifesting Misogyny

Lydia Wieczorek, Staff Reporter

March 30, 2018


Filed under Opinions

Your life is comprised of the decisions you make, small and large. But do those decisions reveal who you are, or rather who you are taught to be? You decide whether marriage is something to covet or something to eschew. You decide how to spend your time and money. How to parent. Whether to interru...

Enough is Enough, Pay These Kids

Enough is Enough, Pay These Kids

John Renfrow, Staff Reporter

March 28, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinions

In the heart of March Madness, we tend to push controversial topics to the back of our minds. Even in this scandal-driven year, we’ve simply pushed the issues to the back burner, at least until the holiday (basketball) season is over. Well, it’s almost over, and the issues will remain. Accordin...

Signs of an Unhealthy Friendship

Signs of an Unhealthy Friendship

Lydia Wieczorek, Staff Reporter

March 18, 2018


Filed under Opinions

Friendships are one of life's great joys. Not only does doing something with a friend make it more enjoyable, research has also shown that strong friendships have academic, social development, and even health benefits. However, in order to take advantage of these friendship perks, one must ensure these friendships are high qual...

Eye for Detail

Eye for Detail

Lydia Wieczorek, Staff Reporter

March 18, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Opinions

When it debuted in 2003, ‘Queer Eye for the Straight Guy’ capitalized on the image of the outwardly prosperous gay man that insisted high-quality handbags should match high-quality inner lives, offering up an inspirational, aspirational symbol for Americans gay and straight alike. The Netflix...

Every A, Every Day

Every A, Every Day

Lydia Wieczorek, Staff Reporter

March 5, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Opinions

“Every day I am someone else. I am myself – I know I am myself – but I am also someone else. It has always been like this. Every day a different body. Every day a different life. Every day in love with the same girl.There’s never any warning about where it will be or who it will be. A has made pea...

The Super-Sexualization of Children

The Super-Sexualization of Children

Lydia Wieczorek, Staff Reporter

March 4, 2018


Filed under Opinions

While doing media victory laps, hitting all the big shows and red carpets, teen stars have been breaking into Hollywood’s scene and it’s no surprise people are obsessed with them. However, with fame comes public scrutiny, and while these teens should be celebrated for their talents and hard work...

Is Greek Life Good or Bad?

Is Greek Life Good or Bad?

February 25, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinions

How Not to Talk to Someone With Depression

How Not to Talk to Someone With Depression

Lydia Wieczorek, Staff Reporter

February 18, 2018


Filed under Opinions

Depression is draining. It takes many forms, reeking havoc for people in a variety of ways making the subject tricky to just generalize entirely. Some people have good days and bad days. Others struggle with major depression where “good days” feel far and inbetween. Even further, some only experi...

Netflix show ‘The Fall’ falls short

Netflix show ‘The Fall’ falls short

Lydia Wieczorek, Staff Reporter

February 16, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Opinions

Bad shows are a television staple. We see them often. The world is overrun with them in fact; their births barely acknowledged, their deaths unmourned. However, It’s when something that starts strong and turns out to be lackluster, that really hurts. Netflix’s show ‘The Fall’ is one of th...

Love, Dating and #MeToo

Love, Dating and #MeToo

Lydia Wieczorek, Staff Reporter

February 6, 2018


Filed under Opinions

In October of this past year, the New York Times published allegations of sexual harassment and assault against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein. Since then, multiple high-profile men like Charlie Rose, Kevin Spacey, Louis C.K., Al Franken, James Franco and others in Hollywood, politics and other indus...

Gender Norms on Valentines Day

Gender Norms on Valentines Day

Katie Laughlin, Staff Reporter

February 5, 2018


Filed under Opinions

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, it is time to start thinking about what to do with your significant other. At least, that is the perceived standard society has taught us to expect. Veronica Medina, IU Southeast assistant professor of sociology, offered a more clear definition of gender...

14 Love Songs for Valentine’s Day

14 Love Songs for Valentine’s Day

Chandler Cooper, Content Editor

February 4, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Opinions

Valentine’s Day may conjure beautiful or pessimistic feelings depending on an individual’s experience with love and all of its chalked-up glory. From Lana Del Rey’s nostalgic, yet timeless, “Love,” all the way to the brokenhearted “Awful Things,” by Lil Peep featuring Lil Tracy, the...