Tag: Opinion

“Brendan can’t read a Calendar:” Transgender Visibility Day 2019

By: BRENDAN MCDANIEL Staff Columnist @brendan_preface International Transgender Visibility Day was March 31, and it would have been the perfect opportunity to have a column highlighting LGBTQ+ representation in media. Unfortunately, I didn’t think about it until after the date had already passed, which means that any article about it that we did run would

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“The Leggings Problem” is a disaster and here’s why

By: BRENDAN MCDANIEL Staff Columnist @brendan_preface I’ve thought about writing this letter for a long time; a whole week. I waited, hoping that others would rake this fool over the coals and such a response would be unnecessary—but that doesn’t seem to be happening. I’m going to say that I don’t want to attack anyone’s

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Activision Blizzard fires 80​0 because business was good

By: BRENDAN MCDANIEL Staff Columnist I love video games. However, I do not love the video game industry. Once you get past the phenomenal triumphs of art and leisure that the world’s largest media industry can produce, you’ll find an industry filled with greed-fueled decisions, corporate cruelty and what can be only described as an

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If “Monster Hunter” is bad, I will eat this article in sadness

By: BRENDAN MCDANIEL Staff Writer Fun fact about me: I love video games. I’ve been playing games for as long as I can remember, and the medium has always been a vital part of my life. So naturally when I heard on Friday that my favorite series “Monster Hunter” was receiving a film adaptation set

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Salisbury’s Take: And now, the end is near.

By: STEPHEN M. SALISBURY Columnist I don’t know about you, but I’m tired. With only about two and a half weeks left of classes this semester, I can certainly see the light at the end of the tunnel. The problem is the light feels like it’s coming from a runaway freight train. With the latest

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Salisbury’s Take: Asking the question, “What does true patriotism look like?”

By STEPHEN M. SALISBURY Columnist     Our country lost a great American hero in the past couple of weeks. Senator John McCain (R) of Arizona died four days short of his 82 birthday on August 25. He was the victim of an aggressive brain tumor known as a glioblastoma, the same type of cancer

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We asked you: Campus Parking

By TANNIA JOHNSON Staff Writer     With classes in session and students settling back in at Indiana University South Bend, has campus parking been an issue for you? The University’s parking lots are available to those who regularly visit campus, if a purchased parking pass is displayed from a rear-view mirror. With many students

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Staff Profile: Meet Carter

By Carter DeJong Staff Writer @carterdejong99     Hello, my name is Carter DeJong. This is my first year as a staff writer for The Preface. I am a sophomore at IUSB and I am majoring in journalism. More specifically, I am very interested in writing about political news. My ideal career would be working

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