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Monday, May 27
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We need to pay them to play

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One of most heavily debated topics in not only college athletics, but athletics in general, is if varsity college athletes should receive monetary compensation.


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Cheater cheater pumpkin eater

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I dread those cold winter mornings when my alarm goes off, and my body just lies in the confines of my warm covers for a few extra minutes, which eventually turns into a few extra hours.


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Stop sweating about Ebola

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If you were to walk down a street in some towns, you would believe you were in the middle of a viral apocalyptic movie.



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Freedom to comply

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Freedom of speech is a right that we champion as an inherent license that all Americans are afforded from birth onward.


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The homophobic hitchin' post

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Owners of the Hitching Post wedding chapel in Couer d’Alene, Idaho, Donald and Evelyn Knapp, are supposedly facing jail time and fines for refusing to marry same-sex couples.


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Not another Ferguson

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Martin University played host to a public forum Monday night. According to the Indianapolis Star, more than 300 people showed up to discuss the edgy relationship between Indianapolis citizens and the city police force.


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Taylor Swift still has some growing to do

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Taylor Swift is calling the media out for sexism, and while I agree with her, I don’t necessarily think she’s right.Swift said on the Australian radio station 2DayFM that she was sick and tired of being called out for writing about her past relationships and ex-boyfriends, saying that no one says that about Bruno Mars or Ed Sheeran, both of whom have famous songs about an ex.


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Sexism in the gaming industry

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Considering the massive amount of articles running in these pages about Gamergate or Anita Sarkeesian, one would think that a massive disaster has befallen the ranks of equality and human rights.



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More is more

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Hollywood has an interesting take on the curvy woman.The curvy woman is always the funny one.


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In defense of GDI's

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“Oh, I’m not in one” I responded this past weekend to a fraternity member who asked which sorority I was in.



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One size fits small

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Recently, there has been some concern over how popular the teen clothing retailer Brandy Melville is becoming.


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Pakistan's ruling is wrong

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The Lahore High Court of Pakistan has ruled against reason, decency and human compassion. They have chosen not to give amnesty to Asia Bibi.


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To yik yak or not to yik yak

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We text, we tweet, we Snapchat. Now, we also yik and occasionally, we yak.For those less aware of the newest popular social media app called Yik Yak, let me enlighten you.


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A long-term vision

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For the past several weeks, Pope Francis and many international bishops have been engaged in a synod regarding the handling of family matters by the Catholic church. Pope Francis called the synod to discuss a multitude of topics currently causing strife among priests worldwide, including the acceptance of same-sex marriage and the issuing of communion to individuals who have been divorced.


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A mother's personhood

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In El Salvador, women are held under suspicion for an abortion ban that is so strict that women who suffer miscarriages are held under suspicion of murder.


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Necessary civilian accountability

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Late last week, an Albuquerque woman falsely accused a police officer of sexual harassment. The accusations were dismissed, because the officer in question was equipped with a video camera that evening and the footage in this instance spoke for itself.