The Maneater

Opinion Archives
Jun. 25, 2020

Editorial: Five years later, we are still concerned

In 2015, student group Concerned Student 1950 stood up to MU administration in an effort to improve racial equality and systemic accountability on campus. We at The Maneater stand with our predecessors and support their demands.

Jun. 08, 2020
Jun. 05, 2020

The myth of the "good cop"

Protests have continued across the country following recent instances of police brutality. How can we end such a systemic issue?

Mar. 10, 2020

COLUMN: Self-care Sunday sets intentions for the week

Making the small effort to do something that makes you happy every week can benefit your mental and physical health. Take some time for you to check in with yourself.

Mar. 10, 2020

COLUMN: Creativity, innovation and inclusion in college starts with public school teachers

Post-secondary educational institutions have an obligation to be active supporters of public school educators.

Mar. 01, 2020

COLUMN: Never let the facts get in the way of a good case theory

A mostly irrelevant, irreverent, irritating comparison between the American Mock Trial Association tournaments and the actual trial-court system.

Mar. 01, 2020

COLUMN: The XFL is here to stay… maybe

As of February 2020, the alternative, action-packed football league has returned — bringing with it a great deal of excitement and confusion.

Mar. 01, 2020

COLUMN: A Day in the STRIPE

It’s not easy working from 9 p.m. to 3 a.m.

Mar. 01, 2020

With reservations, The Maneater endorses ‘More for Mizzou’ slate for MSA president and vice president

Although there are concerns about diversity and reproductive issues, it’s clear the “More for Mizzou” slate has the most comprehensive policy platform.

Mar. 01, 2020

COLUMN: Gymtimidation: Don’t let it stop you from going to the gym

Everyone at the gym has their Airpods in and eyes trained on their phones. They’re only paying attention to themselves so there’s no opportunity for judgment.

Mar. 01, 2020

COLUMN: Now is not the time for a Missouri abortion ban

Missouri has the chance to move forward in a positive social direction. Will it make the right move?

Mar. 01, 2020

COLUMN: Living in the ‘age of sensitivity’

The times we’re living are considerably more empathetic than they once were. Is this change a strength or weakness to us when it comes to social progression?

Feb. 26, 2020

COLUMN: Language is inherently political — and sometimes, ableist

Inspirational and motivational language has utilized ableist metaphors that have contributed to the devaluation and dehumanization of people with disabilities.

Feb. 26, 2020

Vote to save The Maneater

For a $2.50 addition to your student fee, you can keep student journalism alive at MU. Support student journalism by voting at vote.missouri.edu between March 2 and March 4.

Feb. 24, 2020

COLUMN: If winter weather threatens student safety, cancel classes

MU puts students in danger when it refuses to cancel classes due to harsh weather, and that isn’t fair.

Feb. 18, 2020

COLUMN: News flash: The Coronavirus outbreak doesn’t excuse racist behavior.

As the Coronavirus outbreak has spread, so have offensive and racist memes.

Feb. 18, 2020

COLUMN: An artist’s guide to MU

Express yourself and advertise while beautifying campus

Feb. 11, 2020
Feb. 11, 2020

COLUMN: Kansas City may have won, but so did American advertising

The Super Bowl is often regarded as the largest sporting event of the year. While the big game attracts a lot of attention, it’s undeniable that its commercials have the very same effect on viewers.

Feb. 04, 2020

COLUMN: Having busy schedules is not something to brag about

It’s okay to say no to something if it compromises your mental health.

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