Opinion

The “M” Requirement: Building Bridges

Due to recent campus controversies, DePauw University’s administration is in the process of deciding upon an additional distribution requirement to the curriculum. If passed,...

Consumerism, Capitalism, and Personal Identity

Shopping hangovers are just as real of a threat at this time of year as the drinking ones. With Black Friday and Cyber Monday...

Reflections on Ferguson and Campus Climate at DePauw

As the Ferguson trial unfolded these past few weeks, I couldn’t help but wonder if this was what the great men who built our...

Student-Athletes: Expectations and Responsibilities

I have been a student athlete for as long as I can remember. From personal experience, it is not an easy task. Learning how...

Hypocrisy: The Universal Trait of Mankind

Hypocrisy is the practice of claiming to moral standards or beliefs to which one’s own behavior does not conform. Hypocrites are usually disliked and...

An Unhealthy Obsession: Pugs and the Demand for Cuteness

Among my friends, I would be one of the first to readily admit one thing: I love dogs. Pugs, specifically. My personal allegiance to...

Genetic Testing: A Right Not to Know

The other day I picked up an article from The Wall Street Journal that caught my attention for many reasons. I have always personally...

The Trouble with Unpaid Internships

As any college student knows too well, cold winter weather signals the beginning of an annual rat race that permeates the university experience –...

What’s the deal with flower-ins?

For most men and women in Greek chapters, flower-ins were a part of their first experiences in Greek life. The purpose of a flower-in...

Peaceful Conflict: A Question of Privilege

Last month, Prindle sponsored a visit from Conflict Kitchen, a restaurant in Pittsburgh that exclusively serves cuisine from countries with which the United States is...