Post Tagged with: "Our View"

Our View – The EPA needs to stay

Our View – The EPA needs to stay

The environment would be better off if humans weren’t here to disturb it. Mother Nature has taken quite a few beatings from humans. Forests are being decimated for profit and the polar ice caps are melting. It seems like creating a better and safer environment for all species on Earth would be a priority, and if not, you would think […]

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Our View- A voice needed now

Our View- A voice needed now

Feminism has had a colored history. From the very start, it was a declaration, quickly becoming a flag of equality for all people to rally behind. After it gained traction and national attention, the word “feminist” was almost thrown around as a slur. Now, feminism is back as a proud title for women and men across all generations. We watched […]

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Our View – Fighting to defend democracy

Our View – Fighting to defend democracy

On Wednesday Jan. 11, President Donald Trump held his first press conference since the election. During the conference, Trump shut down a CNN reporter claiming that the organization is “terrible.”The incident was in regards to a story CNN broke about Trumps relationship with Russia. The news organization questioned the alleged hold that Russia may have over Trump. The story dissected […]

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Our View – Don’t give up

Our View – Don’t give up

Regardless of your political affiliation, it’s no secret that this year’s election has been a bit of a mess. For a majority of the staff here, this is our first time voting in the presidential election, yet many of us are already looking forward to 2020. Though regardless of how we feel about the presidential candidates, there is no excuse […]

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Our View – Don’t blame the victim

Our View – Don’t blame the victim

What were you wearing? Did you drink? Were you drunk? Were you being flirty? What did you eat that day? Why did you go to that party? Why did you put yourself in this position?…These are the questions a woman is faced with once she reports herself as a victim of rape. Without comfort from authorities, there are hundreds of […]

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Our View: Progress with an open mind

Our View: Progress with an open mind

Keith Lamont Scott, a 43-year-old African American man, was shot and killed by police on Sept. 20 in Charlotte, N.C. The officer who shot him was Brentley Vinson, also an African American. The police claim that Scott was shot because he refused to drop his handgun, while Scott’s family claim that he wasn’t carrying a gun, but a book. The […]

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Our View: Transgender topics impale Michigan

Our View: Transgender topics impale Michigan

Would it bother you to find out that someone close to you identifies as transgender? Would you be uncomfortable? Unnerved? If so, then we hate to break it to you – but transgender people exist. They’re out in our world, living, breathing and fighting battles that you’ve never even fathomed. So, we at the Collegiate are starting a conversation. What […]

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Our View – Students protest guns on campus with sex toys

Our View – Students protest guns on campus with sex toys

How would you feel seeing someone openly carrying a gun onto our campus? Would it be okay, seeing someone readjust their gun during class? That’s a question we at the Collegiate never thought we would ask. However, on June 13, 2015, The Governor of Texas, Greg Abbott, signed into law an open carry bill in which those over 21 years […]

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Our View – Voting vacation?

Our View – Voting vacation?

When considering the issue of Election Day being a national holiday, the Collegiate staff was conflicted. It seemed like such a split decision. On one hand, if people would just make voting a priority, they should be able to find time to do it. On the other, when some students have three jobs, go to school full time, and having […]

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Our View – The situations and standards of modern journalism

Our View – The situations and standards of modern journalism

For the past 20 years, journalism in America has been in a sorry state. From failing to investigate the invasion of Iraq, ignoring the warning signs of the Great Recession, to today’s rise of Trump – the American media has lost its credibility and respect. 24-hour news networks have replaced fact with opinion, and spend too much time reporting on […]

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