The Maneater

Opinion Archives
Oct. 18, 2019

COLUMN: Actions speak louder than words — that goes for companies too

When it comes to marketing, companies like to pretend they are being socially responsible, but it only counts if the words are followed by action.

Oct. 18, 2019

COLUMN: Black trans women are facing an epidemic

Black trans women in America keep dying. Why isn’t it getting better?

Oct. 10, 2019

Campus Dining Services’ sustainability efforts lack flavor

Despite its website and outdated statistics, Campus Dining Services isn’t as sustainable as it claims to be.

Oct. 10, 2019

Natural solutions to mental health issues should be treated as supplements — not treatments

When it comes to mental health, access to medical care is vital, but so is the recognition that lifestyle medicine is somewhat important to treatment.

Oct. 03, 2019

Column: Companies tackle social issues by including them in advertisements and some people are not happy

The conversation of whether companies should be able to put controversial topics in mainstream media has different opinions. If companies have a platform, they should use it to stand up for their beliefs.

Oct. 03, 2019

Column: MU hasn’t done enough since 2015

MU needs to actually care about black students and work on the hiring and retention of black faculty.

Oct. 03, 2019

COLUMN: Let’s care about healthcare

Some wrote the bill, some read the bill, very few understood it

Sep. 28, 2019

Column: Do social media and politics mix? Let’s find out.

The rise of social media has been a pivotal force in the way we share and learn information. It’s also how we form our opinions on nearly everything, especially our political views.

Sep. 26, 2019

Column: The issue with American exceptionalism

The concept of American exceptionalism is archaic and non-inclusive

Sep. 26, 2019

Column: If you’re old enough to be $20,000 in debt, you’re old enough to be called an adult.

In college, it’s difficult to navigate through the complicated waters that are adulthood. Depending on maturity levels, each person’s perception of adulthood is different from the next.

Sep. 24, 2019

Pro-environmental Republicans are being heard at MU and in Washington D.C.

MU student, Dalton Archer shares his views on the American Conservation Coalition Campus organization and climate advocacy.

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.

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