As an Egyptian – As a Muslim

As you kneel in prayer you do not expect to be splayed with bullets and blown up. For the anti-Islam people out there – is this enough proof for you? Three hundred and five people…

Death by Suffocation

Picture this: It is the middle of the week and you have just finished your first mid-term exam. The exam itself was not too hard and you are feeling pretty good about the outcome. You…

Irrational Fears

Fear has a strong power over everyone in some way.  Though fear is seen as a nuisance to many, its value is often overlooked. Students run to class in fear of being late or missing…

Can Halloween Costumes Be Controversial?

Liberal – Babatunde Ojo For an outfit to be controversial, I feel as though it needs to be done without tact and consideration. Dressing up in costume as a Native American is generally seen as…

Letter to the Editor

I was 17 years old when a male doctor shoved his hand down my uniform pants. Straight out of high-school, I went to x-ray school. At 17, I was too naïve and scared to report…

Thoughts on the NFL Players’ Protest?

Liberal – Victoria Nguyen "Taking a Knee" is a movement that has caused controversy throughout the nation and has shed light on the different attitudes the American people have in regards to addressing police brutality.…

First Impressions

I always hear the phrase "What is your first impression?" but wasn't able to truly decide what it means exactly, or even its importance.  I always find it a confusing question because you may not…