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Vol. CLIV, Issue 5
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Racist brothers do not define Greek system

Racist brothers do not define Greek system

Christopher Hankin March 12, 2015
While the BSU is fighting against racial profiling and stereotyping, they are profiling and stereotyping the Greek system and its members.
Mease not Mooses: Alarm clock

Mease not Mooses: Alarm clock

Luke Hampton December 7, 2014

Comic by Asa Mease.

Time makes Dumb and Dumber To the dumbest sequel

Time makes ‘Dumb and Dumber To’ the dumbest sequel

Nathan Fisher November 20, 2014
Time was a big factor hindering the movie. By waiting so many years to make a sequel, filmmakers lose the original audiences.
Modern meditators receive tangible benefits

Modern meditators receive tangible benefits

Adam Heymann November 13, 2014
This column is dedicated to all the people who know, deep down, that meditating (or ending their addictions and tackling their fears) could benefit their lives, but refuse to begin to practice.
Casting biased in favor of cisgender actors limits transgender actors opportunities

Casting biased in favor of cisgender actors limits transgender actors’ opportunities

Veronika Kiss November 13, 2014
If casting directors refuse to consider transgender actors for cisgender roles, it seems particularly cruel to give transgender roles to cisgender actors, given that a substantial transgender role in a movie or TV show might surface once or twice a year, if that.
College football playoff system tested by rocky year

College football playoff system tested by rocky year

Garrett Atkinson November 13, 2014

Illustration by Luke Hampton. It is difficult to tell a college football team that managed to win all its games that it doesn't even have the chance to play for a national championship. Yet, that...

Interstellar

‘Interstellar’

Nathan Fisher November 13, 2014
I am a huge fan of movies that explore the final frontier: space. My voyages to unknown worlds in “Star Trek” and going to infinity and beyond in “2001: A Space Odyssey” (or maybe that was “Toy Story") left me chomping at the bit for Christopher Nolan’s newest film, “Interstellar.”"
Birkenstock Recall leaves Whitman students shoeless

Birkenstock Recall leaves Whitman students shoeless

Joseph Wood November 13, 2014

Illustration by Emma Rust. Birkenstock Orthopädie GmbH & Co. KG, the German company that manufactures Birkenstocks, announced Friday that they are recalling all Birkenstocks bought since February...

Mease not Mooses: Dog people

Mease not Mooses: Dog people

Luke Hampton November 13, 2014

Cartoon by Asa Mease.

Ebola no excuse to fear West Africa

Ebola no excuse to fear West Africa

Anuradha Lingappa November 6, 2014

Illustration by Eric Rannestad. In the beginning of medical training, one of the essential principles learned is "do no harm." Most people who have been writing about ebola in the United States aren't...

Gone Girl invites criticism, raises questions concerning feminist artists responsibilities

‘Gone Girl’ invites criticism, raises questions concerning feminist artists’ responsibilities

Veronika Kiss October 30, 2014
While I agree with Smith’s and Gloudeman’s assertions that myths about the prevalence of false rape accusations harm actual rape survivors, I disagree that “Gone Girl” perpetuates these myths.
Mease not Mooses

Mease not Mooses

Luke Hampton October 30, 2014

Comic by Asa Mease.

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