Opinion & Editorial

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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: Pangolins need more protection from poaching

Rhinos and tigers are nothing new in the poaching world, but a pangolin? What even is that? Plug it into a Google search...

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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 ...

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Opinion: Mare Nostrum migrant rescue program should be reinstated

The waters of the Mediterranean Sea are fierce waters. Here – when storms come – dark waves can stretch over 25 feet...

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Calvin among top Peace Corps-volunteer-producing schools

Each year, Calvin produces students who go on to lead amazing, world-changing careers. This year, Calvin topped itself w...