Opinion & Editorial

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Editorial: Create safe spaces for victims of sexual assault to speak up

Earlier this semester, we received a letter to the editor from a young woman who wanted to voice her concern about poste...

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‘I was raped': One Calvin student shares her experience and journey towards healing

Earlier this year, I was raped. Although the guy is out of my life physically, my world has been turned upside down. I h...

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Opinion: Don’t run away from what you don’t agree with

Art, and particularly film art, is always under fierce controversy due to its heavy, sometimes offensive content. Of all...

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Opinion: Don’t let consent get lost in translation

April is sexual assault awareness month, and the Sexual Assault Prevention Team (SAPT) has been doing a great job of pos...

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Opinion: Hillary Clinton returns to politics refreshed and re-energized

As of Sunday, Hillary Clinton is officially running for president in 2016. This is her second attempt to gain control of...

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Editorial: A tragically familiar story

_____, an unarmed black man, was shot and killed last week by _____, a white officer. This was the headline last week wh...

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Opinion: Why we should care about the 2015 Israeli Election

You may or may not have read about the 2015 Israel election over the past three weeks. If you have, then you might have ...

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Opinion: Cutting AP U.S. History is a sign of U.S. exceptionalism

People can learn more from their mistakes than from their successes. The best history instruction exposes students to le...

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Editorial: We mourn with those who mourn

Last week, 147 Kenyan women and men, most of them students, were slaughtered in the dormitory of their college. At our o...

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Opinion: Stop waiting for ‘real life’ to start

Sometimes I wonder why I bring reusable bags to Meijer, why I bike to work, recycle cans or turn the shower off while I ...