The Maneater

Opinion Archives
Dec. 15, 2018

Reforming our democracy starts with drawing smaller, fairer districts

Representation continues to be a problem across America. Fixing gerrymandering is only half the battle.

Dec. 15, 2018

Why good nutrition should be more of a priority for college students

College students’ constant consumption of processed foods is worse for their health than they realize.

Dec. 15, 2018

President Trump ignores American values by excusing Saudi Arabia’s murder of journalist

Not supporting journalism is like ignoring our basic freedoms.

Dec. 15, 2018

History can be powerful, but only if society chooses to learn about it

If society fails to learn about LGBTQ history, the community is bound to suffer more and more.

Dec. 11, 2018

Allowing for a gender neutral option aligns with American ideals

When it comes to gender neutral markings on identification documents, the arguments against it show a major flaw in American logic.

Dec. 10, 2018

Sometimes transitioning doesn’t end with gender reassignment surgery

With the issues facing the transgender community, surgery isn’t always the best choice for some, and that’s okay.

Dec. 09, 2018

Stop trying to divide the LGBTQ community even more than it already is

Ranking individuals by their sexual history will only hurt the LGBTQ community.

Dec. 08, 2018

Stereotypes can hurt, but fitting into one isn’t always bad

When someone fits a stereotype, society can erase the struggle they went through.

Dec. 07, 2018

Moral disapproval isn’t a real reason to create legal barriers for the LGBTQ community

LGBTQ rights shouldn’t be controversial in a country with freedom of religion.

Dec. 06, 2018

Adding your pronouns to an introduction can help support gender nonconforming individuals

Normalizing pronouns within introductions allows gender nonconforming individuals to feel safer when doing the same.

Dec. 05, 2018

Muscle dysmorphia: an underlying problem in bodybuilding community

Despite being rock-hard on the surface, feelings of inadequacy plague the bodybuilding community.

Dec. 05, 2018

Corporations need to be held responsible for climate change

Low regulations on major corporations are what’s causing the rapid climate change we’re seeing, and we need to take political action.

Dec. 05, 2018

This is my closet. I will leave when I am ready

Coming out is an ongoing process that only the person who is coming out should have a say in.

Dec. 04, 2018

The LGBTQ community needs better representation in the media

It’s time that the queer and gender nonconforming community receives better representation in film and on TV.

Dec. 04, 2018

Corporations need to be held responsible for climate change

Low regulations on major corporations are what’s causing the rapid climate change we’re seeing, and we need to take political action.

Dec. 04, 2018

Football has no place at institutions of higher education

As new evidence highlights the major risks of brain injury, it’s time to abandon the game of football as we know it.

Dec. 04, 2018

After parole and probation, felons regain their voting rights in Missouri -- If they know to register

Convicted felons in Missouri are unable to vote even after being reintegrated into society.

Dec. 03, 2018

While Bird scooters may be odd, they’re affordable public transit done right

While Bird scooters may be odd, they’re affordable public transit done right

Dec. 03, 2018

With mounting losses in the Midwest, Democrats need a solution

Despite retaking the House, Democrats perform poorly in the Midwest.

Dec. 03, 2018

The community is living with a hangover from the gay bar trend. Don’t worry, coffee can help

In order for the LGBTQ community to thrive, the community has to move past gay bars, and coffee shops may be the solution.

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