The Maneater

Opinion Archives
Sep. 20, 2018

Tone-deaf Serena Williams cartoon is a lesson in the importance of education

With the abundance of information available to us, the excuse “I didn’t know” doesn't cut it anymore.

Sep. 20, 2018

Columbia should not stop providing abortions

Columbia constituents will only suffer if Planned Parenthood stops performing abortions.

Sep. 20, 2018

People should be more considerate of others when using their phones

People must be cognizant of the noise coming from their devices, especially while in public/campus.

Sep. 18, 2018

Proposed minimum wage increase not enough and that’s OK

Proposition B doesn’t supply a true living wage, but it’s the best option Missouri has.

Sep. 17, 2018

Newsflash: FAFSA sucks

Students who are low income or children of immigrants tend to lose out when it comes to FAFSA.

Sep. 17, 2018

There is a double standard in tennis and it is time to address it

Male tennis players have been given a pass by umpires and it is time to hold them accountable.

Sep. 12, 2018

Rohypnol-what it is and why we need to stop it

The drug that needs to be stopped, and fast.

Sep. 11, 2018

College students and the General Assembly need to focus on gun control

Technology combined with a culture of violence puts college students in an increasingly risky situation.

Sep. 10, 2018

Burning shoes to #BoycottNike won’t change that fact that Kaepernick and his kneeling aren’t going anywhere

While Colin Kaepernick’s inclusion in Nike’s newest campaign has ignited (literal) fires, supporters know that this move further adds credibility and validity to this powerful movement.

Sep. 10, 2018

Why streaming is a respectable source of income

Streaming games isn’t all fun and games: an argument for esports’ legitimacy.

Sep. 09, 2018

New law allows certain sex offenders the opportunity to petition to be removed from the list

Sex offenders should not all be treated the same, some actually learn from their mistakes.

Sep. 04, 2018

MU’s new policy won’t keep people from Juuling on campus

With MU’s new tobacco policy in place, many have their doubts that it will curb vaping on campus.

Sep. 04, 2018

Missouri’s minimum age to get married is 16 — here’s why it needs to be higher

Senate Bill 655 just raised Missouri’s minimum age to be married from 15 to 16, but this age raise still isn’t high enough.

Aug. 28, 2018

Tinder is introducing an app just for college students

A strategy guide for the Tinder U expansion.

Aug. 28, 2018

Why introducing the generic EpiPen could change lives

Making EpiPens more accessible has the power to improve the lives of so many people, especially those who don’t have insurance.

Aug. 23, 2018

As fraternities ramp up their partying, there must be something done to prevent sexual assault

Real action should be taken against on-campus sexual assault.

Aug. 22, 2018

It’s not how much you can lift, it’s how much you look like you know what you’re doing

It’s good to know what to do, but more important to know what not to do.

Aug. 22, 2018

Why college students reject liberty

For the party of free markets, the libertarian message seems to be the least marketable.

Aug. 07, 2018

Let’s get serious about voting rights

Missouri’s primary election is today, August 7, and polls are open in Columbia until 7 p.m.

Jul. 10, 2018

Undocumented immigrant children do not belong in cages

In a recent press conference, Vice President Mike Pence claimed that the United States is and always has been the most welcoming country to immigrants, though Central American undocumented migrant children are currently being held in cages in America.

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