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Vote and party on, America

Election time is coming up once again, and big surprise, the American people aren’t happy.Fifty eight percent of U.S.


The feminist fashion fad

Ever since Emma Watson’s “He for She” speech at the U.N., the topic of feminism has been on everyone’s mind.


It's not over yet

The other day I overheard a conversation in which one of my friends said that life is just downhill from here.


Stop laughing

Laughter is a wonderful thing and life would seem quite empty without it. We need our regular


Amazon's smash hit

Amazon’s not just for buying ten-pound bags of diarrheal gummy bears anymore.It’s new show “Transparent,” starring Jeffrey Tambor of “Arrested Development” as Maura, a male-to-female transgender woman, proves that it’s finally a top contender in the realm of video streaming services.


Waltzing around the law

The Republicans in the state legislature are at it again, essentially sprinting away from ethics scandals in hordes.



Recycling needs to expand beyond campus

My fellow columnist Natalie Rowthorn wrote last week about the need for easy access to recycling, or at least more awareness of the need to recycle, on campus.Her point was great, more than, and I agreed wholeheartedly with it.


Lessons to learn

Only one in four American millennials is “definitely” planning on voting this year, according to a Harvard University Institute of Politics poll.


Government spending in the wrong places

Government spending is out of balance. The National Science Foundation, an independent federal agency with a budget of $7.2 billion in fiscal year 2014, spent $300,000 to research how humans interact with bicycles.



Blasting Miss America

Miss America has become a controversial conversation topic lately, and it doesn’t have anything to do with her evening wear.The newly crowned Miss America Kira Kazantsev has been accused, with pretty significant force, of extreme sorority hazing during her time as a member of the Alpha Phi sorority at Hofstra University.


Federal infiltration

It is estimated that more than 100 college campuses nationwide, including no less than five Indiana college police departments, have scored surplus war-fighting equipment through deals with the Pentagon, according to PoliticalPro.com.


Channing Patatum

It seems every time I log onto Twitter or Facebook I see some nonsense article such as, "7 signs you're in a perfect relationship" or "Thirteen potatoes that look like Channing Tatum".


Frats take a pledge

Sexual assault is a serious problem on college campuses across the country, and IU is no exception.


Yes means yes

Yes means yes.These three words, small but mighty, are the backbone


Getting a makeover

There are a lot of people frustrated with our government. Maybe it’s party bickering, maybe it’s a lack of transparency, maybe it’s our huge debt.



The Cuddlr creeps

A few weeks ago, an app came out that is designed for strangers to meet and cuddle. It’s called Cuddlr.


Give me soda or give me death

On Tuesday, the soda companies PepsiCo., Coca-Cola, and the Dr. Pepper Snapple Group announced that they, through a combination of marketing, packaging and distribution, will attempt to cut the number of calories consumed by the average American from sugary drinks by 20 percent.


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