Opinion Archive

  • Take Back the Night, Houghton’s annual weeklong examination of the effect of sexual assault across college campuses, is fast approaching. Discussing a controversial topic is hard. We all know this. […] 0

    Discussing Sexual Assualt

    Take Back the Night, Houghton’s annual weeklong examination of the effect of sexual assault across college campuses, is fast approaching. Discussing a controversial topic is hard. We all know this. […]

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  • The way popular forms of media create and imitate culture has always been a point of contention amongst consumers with a religious eye. Yet it elicits an unexpectedly intimate sting […] 0

    Beauty And The Boycott

    The way popular forms of media create and imitate culture has always been a point of contention amongst consumers with a religious eye. Yet it elicits an unexpectedly intimate sting […]

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  • Millennials are terrible at picking causes. We just throw our attention and energy into the next cause that walks by, because we have been fed the idea that all causes […] 0

    A Nice Hill To Die On

    Millennials are terrible at picking causes. We just throw our attention and energy into the next cause that walks by, because we have been fed the idea that all causes […]

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  • For most of my young adult life my father worked in administration as the Provost of Greenville College, a small Christian liberal arts school much like Houghton in the deep […] 0

    Nuance Over Nonsense

    For most of my young adult life my father worked in administration as the Provost of Greenville College, a small Christian liberal arts school much like Houghton in the deep […]

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  • As a native to the island of Barbados, there are many differences between the atmospheres of my homeland and Houghton. I come from a nation which speaks up and acts […] 0

    Less Talk, More Action

    As a native to the island of Barbados, there are many differences between the atmospheres of my homeland and Houghton. I come from a nation which speaks up and acts […]

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  • When I was eight I got into a heated discussion with some friends about the existence of Santa. I was thoroughly convinced. I cited evidence. “My parents say he’s real. […] 0

    Ignorance and Santa Claus

    When I was eight I got into a heated discussion with some friends about the existence of Santa. I was thoroughly convinced. I cited evidence. “My parents say he’s real. […]

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  • More and more frequently, we read about conservative speakers being banned from college campuses because of their views on certain hot-button issues. In late February of this year, Ben Shapiro […] 0

    Promoting Political Diversity

    More and more frequently, we read about conservative speakers being banned from college campuses because of their views on certain hot-button issues. In late February of this year, Ben Shapiro […]

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  • Scroll through any American news website, and you will find a myriad of articles. Their subjects span from Donald Trump to the continued war against ISIL, occasionally even touching on […] 0

    Missing The Mark: Global News

    Scroll through any American news website, and you will find a myriad of articles. Their subjects span from Donald Trump to the continued war against ISIL, occasionally even touching on […]

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  • Like many English and writing majors before me, I have considered journalism as a possible career path. Journalists write for a living, work in a community of other writers, and […] 0

    What The Fake: Alternative Facts

    Like many English and writing majors before me, I have considered journalism as a possible career path. Journalists write for a living, work in a community of other writers, and […]

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  • After the most narrow victory in U.S. history with the votes 50-51, Betsy DeVos was voted into the position of United States Secretary of Education. Since she was first nominated, […] 0

    Effectively Educating DeVos

    After the most narrow victory in U.S. history with the votes 50-51, Betsy DeVos was voted into the position of United States Secretary of Education. Since she was first nominated, […]

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