Category: Opinion

Reading Between the Lines with Eva: What YOU are reading

By: EVA MONHAUT Staff Columnist emonhaut@iu.edu I always love to hear what other people are reading because it introduces you to new reads that you might not have discovered otherwise. Every week I recommend some new reads to you but I was curious: What books are the readers of The Preface devouring? Today, I share

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We Asked You: Shamrock shakes

By: MADISON WARD & KATELYN FIRESTEIN Staff Writer & Editor-in-Chief With St. Patrick’s Day just around the corner, we at the Preface wanted to share this extremely important PSA with our readers: Shamrock Shakes are BACK! Whether you love or hate them, most people have strong opinions about seasonal milkshakes. Some people despise them, others

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Tasty Tips with Tay: Roasted Tomatillo Salsa

By: TAYLOR WALDRON Web Editor, Staff Columnist @taylor_sumiko Let me just start off by saying that I LOVE SALSA. If I had to choose one perfect snack, it would be chips and salsa. With this snack, you get the perfect ratio of sweet and salty combined with both soft and crunchy. Salsa can be a

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Not Quite News: Brendan still can’t read a calendar

By: BRENDAN MCDANIEL Staff Columnist @brendan_preface The white, middle-class university student from Indiana forgot that February was Black History Month, and nearly missed the opportunity to come up with a column on it?  Shocking, I know. I would like to take this opportunity to highlight one of my favorite black writers. Due to the fact

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Actions have consequences: Sex Fest and shaming students at IU Bloomington

By: KATE LUCE Staff Columnist  kmluce@iu.edu Since the beginning of the school year, my younger sister has been involved with the Sexual Health Advocacy Group (SHAG) at IU Bloomington. Earlier this month, the organization had their fourth annual Sex Fest, which included BDSM demonstrations on tying your partner and impact play. This event was not

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The Student Soapbox: What are you mad about?

By: BRENDAN McDANIEL Guest Angry Ranter @brendan_preface Hi, I’m pissed. Everything sucks, and as a young twenty-something with opinions that people for the very first time seem to be listening to, I want to have someplace to yell about it. And while my regular segment, Not Quite News, is the perfect medium for me to

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Not Quite News: No really, Sonic was good

By: BRENDAN McDANIEL Staff Columnist @brendan_preface It’s the twenties again, Donald Trump is somehow still the president, and the biggest movie of the past week was Sonic The Hedgehog. Truly, we live in the weirdest timeline. I had been fully expecting to spend this column dunking on what I thought would be the first “so

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