The Maneater

Opinion Archives
Nov. 12, 2018

Why you should invest in learning a foreign language

Learning a foreign language might be an essential step to communicating both personally and professionally.

Nov. 12, 2018

The unnecessary spread of disease: dangers of anti-vaccination

As vaccination rates fall the spread of disease rises to levels only seen before vaccines were invented.

Nov. 12, 2018

Accessibility is a huge, invisible problem at MU

Transportation and accessibility on and around campus is something a lot of us take for granted, but it affects more students than you think.

Nov. 12, 2018

Medical marijuana legalization is just the first step

With the passage of Missouri’s Amendment 2, further legalization may be on the radar.

Nov. 12, 2018

Widespread voter fraud is a myth. So why do states push voter ID laws?

While conservative media perpetuates a myth of widespread voter fraud, conservative legislatures use voter ID laws to intentionally suppress the vote.

Nov. 12, 2018

We should all be more accepting of each other’s differences

In order to reduce hate crimes, we must become more accepting.

Nov. 12, 2018

Your close friends know you so well—which may mean you shouldn’t date them

Whether it’s a loving relationship or a friends-with-benefits situation, getting into a relationship with a close friend should involve a pro/con list.

Nov. 08, 2018

Retroactive representation isn’t real representation

When creators refuse to put representation into their works, they are only hurting themselves and their fans.

Nov. 06, 2018

The Resurgence of Dungeons & Dragons

There are many reasons to try Dungeons & Dragons, but the best reason is the friendships you will forge along the way. Also, it’s free.

Nov. 06, 2018

There is a solution to toxic masculinity

In order to change toxic masculinity we must understand what it is.

Nov. 06, 2018

The problem with TV networks is their lack of logic

With NBC letting go of Megyn Kelly, I can’t help but ask: Why hire her in the first place?

Nov. 01, 2018

Is ‘canceled’ culture doing more harm than good?

The resurgence of insensitive tweets from influencer Kelvin “Brother Nature” Peña has people unfollowing and moving on to the next. But when it comes to canceling our favorite influencers, should we be more forgiving?

Nov. 01, 2018

Jackpots soar, but the lottery exploits the most vulnerable Americans.

Despite most of the revenue going towards educated Americans, governments target the lottery at the poor and uneducated.

Oct. 30, 2018

You have a lot more potential than the CliftonStrengths Test lets on

You have more than just your CliftonStrengths test “talents.”

Oct. 30, 2018
Oct. 25, 2018

Some people need to calm down when talking about politics

If we can’t accept each others’ differences, and learn to talk about political issues in a productive manner, then there is no point in having the conversations in the first place.

Oct. 25, 2018

Why showers shoes are essential when living in college dorms

Going barefoot in communal showers makes you the perfect target for bacteria and dangerous biofilms.

Oct. 25, 2018

Free Speech should serve to protect the unpopular opinions just as much as the popular ones

Whether it is offensive, foolish or downright misleading, free speech is free speech.

Oct. 25, 2018

If you refuse to deal with a panic attack, I refuse to give you my time

When it comes to mental illness, it’s just easier not to care if other people care.

Oct. 24, 2018

Punishment in American prisons gets poor results

Rehabilitation, not punishment, is the way forward for American prisons.

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