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Opinion Archives
Sep. 11, 2019

Column: The evangelists in Speakers Circle are preaching from a place where hate shouldn’t be

Preaching hate in Speakers Circle is not going to make people believe

Sep. 11, 2019

Column: With the celebration of 99 years since the 19th amendment come questions about whether equality has been achieved

The 99th anniversary of the 19th amendment challenges women to recognize the lack of equality almost a century later, despite celebrating a major milestone in women’s rights.

Sep. 11, 2019

COLUMN: Italian political instability raises need for self-examination

Personal lessons can be learned from the recent political instability in Italy

Sep. 05, 2019

COLUMN: Self-care is about happiness — not the price

The assumptions society has about self-harm and self-care can limit how people participate in self-care and promote their mental and physical health.

Sep. 05, 2019

Column: Dior’s recent ad starring Johnny Depp as the white ambassador to indigenous people is harmful in more ways than one

While Dior was busy creating a false narrative around indigenous people, it failed to remember that people aren’t props; they have rich cultures that should be respected.

Aug. 22, 2019

COLUMN: Ferguson has proven to be a model for success five years later

As the fifth anniversary of the unrest in Ferguson passes, it’s clear it has lead to changes both politically and socially.

May. 14, 2019

Concealed Carry of firearms has no place on Missouri college campuses

Putting firearms into the hands of college students and professors on campus will do nothing but cause more crime.

Apr. 28, 2019

College is no walk in the park and the best way to handle it is to manage what time you have

Freshman year of college is full of many twists and turns, all of which you must adapt to in order to succeed.

Apr. 26, 2019

The story of Gypsy Rose Blanchard helps to examine what a healthy relationship with parents doesn’t look like

To have a healthy relationship with parents, children have to be willing to speak up, and parents have to be willing to listen.

Apr. 26, 2019

Raising the fuel tax can help Missouri’s road infrastructure from falling into disrepair

Despite its large size, Missouri’s highway system relies on one of the lowest gas taxes in the country.

Apr. 26, 2019

Make sure that you’re being intentional with your self-care as the end of the semester approaches

Although the end of the semester can be stressful and overwhelming, make sure that you’re doing things that help keep your head above water.

Apr. 25, 2019

Care about climate change but the Green New Deal not your thing? Don’t worry, there’s other climate legislation you can support in an MU campus organization

The voices of the international scientific community need to be respected by all — regardless of party line.

Apr. 24, 2019

One month later: MU students may have voted the wrong way in MSA presidential election

About a month later, it is still easy to see that All in Mizzou’s platform was better for MU, but that doesn’t mean that students can’t implement the ideas from the campaign.

Apr. 14, 2019

The new abortion bill in Missouri will do more harm than good

The sweeping abortion bill passed in the House would make most abortions illegal, and the remaining legal abortions would be almost impossible to obtain.

Apr. 14, 2019

Let’s make taxes less taxing

Return-free filing would provide an easy solution for many taxpayers, but lobbyists keep getting in the way.

Apr. 14, 2019

Want to fix a heroin epidemic? Treat addiction, don’t criminalize it

Criminalizing addiction only makes it harder to solve its underlying problems. As the opioid epidemic persists, lawmakers need to see the softer side of treating addiction.

Apr. 14, 2019

Being destructive on social media causes more harm than good

When you have an opinion you would like to share, keep it off of your social media.

Apr. 14, 2019

Sustainability shouldn’t be stacked on plates and outdated statistics

Campus Dining Services needs to be held accountable to their “pride points” — one of which is sustainability.

Apr. 14, 2019

Blackface should not be tolerated

Blackface isn’t something that should just be overlooked — people need to be held accountable for their actions.

Apr. 14, 2019

How not to be an ally, starring Alyssa Milano

Through a series of tone-deaf tweets, actress Alyssa Milano demonstrates how not to be an ally.

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