Tag: Opinion

Tasty Tips with Tay: TikTok to Table

By: Taylor Waldron Co-Editor-in-Chief tswaldro@iu.edu Wow, I’m actually cooking again! In short, you’re welcome. Totally kidding! Just feeling good and together for the first time in a long time. Like many, I’ve fallen into my fair share of TikTok dark holes. Most frequently, I end up on the food side of the app. I’ve seen

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A Walk in the Woods: Winter Hiking

By: John Griffee Columnist With the passing of another temperate beginning to winter, the harsh backend of another northern Indiana winter has started to unleash on the area. While the premise of hiking in these wintry conditions may seem quite unappealing to the average person, winter can be one of the best times to trudge

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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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“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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