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Cà Phê Sữa Đá: A Vietnamese delicacy

Cà Phê Sữa Đá: A Vietnamese delicacy

Mai Vo, Opinion Columnist September 23, 2021

If you know me, you know that I’m more of a juice and tea person than a coffee person. But I would drink Vietnamese coffee (cà phê sữa đá) in a heartbeat, and by that I mean the flavors, taste...

Greenwashing: The latest trend in fast fashion

Greenwashing: The latest trend in fast fashion

Even when consumers are aware of environmental harm, why do fast fashion retailers continue to grow?
Ameena Khan, Opinion Columnist September 23, 2021

This past August, Chinese ultra-fast fashion retailer SHEIN launched SHEINCares For Animals. Paired with an assortment of cheap T-shirts and tote bags promoting the cause, the campaign pledged to donate...

Theres no need to panic about critical race theory being taught in schools

There’s no need to panic about “critical race theory” being taught in schools

Sarah Fisher, Opinion Editor September 16, 2021

This summer, Governor Greg Abbott signed a bill that limits the ability of Texas teachers to discuss certain issues in current events and in history. The bill places restrictions on civics education, stipulating...

Can there be a new moral consensus?

Can there be a new ‘moral’ consensus?

How American conservatives should rethink social conservatism
Ben Falcon, Opinion Columnist September 16, 2021

With the Supreme Court’s 5-4 approval of S.B. 8, which bans abortion after six weeks, progressives across the country are wondering if it’s a one-off victory for social conservatives or if it’s the...

The need for inclusive language in abortion activism

The need for inclusive language in abortion activism

Logan Crews, Managing Editor September 9, 2021

Despite my anger, grief, frustration and every other negative emotion possible, I’ve had a hard time talking about Texas’ new law largely banning abortions that occur after six weeks of pregnancy....

Abet ecocide or divest?: The responsibility we bear

Abet ecocide or divest?: The responsibility we bear

Ethan Crane, Guest columnist September 9, 2021

You’ve heard it all before. What we are currently living through is the most consequential emergency humanity has ever faced. If we don’t meet the climate crisis with appropriate urgency on behalf...

Face filters, plastic surgery and social media

Face filters, plastic surgery and social media

Mai Vo, Opinion Columnist September 9, 2021

To be honest, I thought that the pandemic situation would have improved by now, but sadly I must admit that, like during quarantine, I still spend an embarrassing amount of time staring at myself in the...

Has American Liberalism strayed from its roots?

Has “American Liberalism” strayed from its roots?

Ben Falcon, Opinion Columnist September 9, 2021

Today, modern American liberalism, for better or for worse, is being defined by “big government” and the belief that government is the cure for all ills. It begets the question of if American liberalism...

Is there a recipe for survival in the music industry?

Is there a recipe for survival in the music industry?

Mai Vo, Opinion Columnist May 5, 2021

As the semester comes to a close, I feel it necessary to talk about endings — hopefully this won’t be my last article. I’ve always thought of the “beat” as something that represents not only...

What the film Ratatouille can teach us about imposter syndrome

What the film ‘Ratatouille’ can teach us about imposter syndrome

Remy the rat’s high-profile career didn’t seem to convince him of his talent, but why?
Victoria Stringer, Opinion Columnist May 2, 2021

Most of you are likely familiar with the film “Ratatouille” (2007) as the greatest piece of cinematic art ever created, or at least one of the greatest movies of the 21st century and the winner of...

I practiced touch typing for 7 months and doubled my speed, and you can too

I practiced touch typing for 7 months and doubled my speed, and you can too

Tony Rodriguez, Guest Columnist April 27, 2021

No matter how old you are or what job you have, there’s a good chance that you use a computer on a daily basis, and in order to tell that computer to do most things, you have to type. Since people started...

Chinas Uyghur genocide must be condemned

China’s Uyghur genocide must be condemned

"Never again" seems to be happening again
Ben Falcon, Opinion Columnist April 23, 2021

Following the tragedies of the Holocaust, the international community proclaimed, “never again!” in what was a promise to never again allow the kind of human suffering that took the lives of over 6...

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