The Maneater

Opinion Archives
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.

Jul. 10, 2018

Student athletes should not get paid while some students still have loans for school to pay

Universities may need athletics to survive, but they don’t need to be creating a college draft scenario and making business deals while the focus shifts from giving the best education.

Jul. 10, 2018

Pump Room’s Culture: Bringing The Heavy to Light

Of all the rooms on campus, MizzouRec’s pump room is the most raw; while many find this place intimidating, there is a warrior culture that goes beyond heavy weights.

Jul. 10, 2018

Requiring interns to work for free only serves to benefit privileged people

Unpaid internships are just another method that makes it harder for people to escape their low socioeconomic status.

May. 03, 2018

“Sex discrimination” should protect transgender people too

Missouri transgender teen sues school district for not allowing him access to boy’s changing rooms.

May. 03, 2018

Student housing in Columbia is far from affordable for many

For many students, the search for housing in Columbia is one filled with abnormal amounts of stress over what they can even afford when it comes to living off campus.

May. 03, 2018

No matter how casual, sexual harassment always hurts

There is a time and a place for flirting, and the conference room isn’t it.

May. 03, 2018

Socialism: Would it work and is it moral?

At a recent event, MU Socialists attempted to answer questions on the dangers and inherent problems with socialism.

Apr. 25, 2018

Greitens’ sex scandal ends his political career

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens faces allegations of sexual assault and felony invasion of privacy, and the GOP’s response is dooming him.

Apr. 25, 2018

Greitens needs to get it together or step down completely

Missouri citizens deserve a governor who has their best interests at heart and will do their best to make them heard — not one who is constantly involved in scandals.

Apr. 25, 2018

The voices of LGBTQ students should not be discredited

It may be 2018, and things have gotten better in the past few decades, but that doesn’t mean we’re anywhere close to achieving equality and acceptance for people in the LGBTQ community.

Apr. 25, 2018

The Maneater joins the call to #SaveStudentNewsrooms

Our editorial board has decided to stand for student journalism along with dozens of collegiate student-run publications.

Apr. 23, 2018
Apr. 19, 2018

Special interests in Jefferson City threaten Tesla’s ability to operate

Tesla’s car sales model for Missouri should be backed by state legislators.

Apr. 19, 2018

Every voice deserves to be heard after Parkland

The media has an ethical responsibility to give every voice in a movement time to be heard.

Apr. 16, 2018

The Maneater Editorial Board chooses not to endorse an MSA presidential slate

Both slates showed a lack of preparation and naiveté in the debates leading up to the election.

Apr. 13, 2018

Trump’s new tariffs could harm nearly everyone

With a possible Chinese trade war brewing and new tariffs on both sides creating a lot of uncertainty, many people are worried their farms will not recover.

Apr. 10, 2018

A divided country cannot survive

In order to actually solve the problems facing our country, we must have a conversation based on the merits of an idea and not the political party of the person backing it.

Apr. 10, 2018

The Republican Party must adapt or die

The Republican Party can’t keep clinging to the past.

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