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Confronting Rice’s legacy on Iraq

Confronting Rice’s legacy on Iraq

Posted On: March 26, 2015

As a public official, Rice made concrete decisions that had real effects on real people’s lives. If we [...]

Undermining women’s issues with misleading statistics

Undermining women’s issues with misleading statistics

Posted On: March 26, 2015

Besides the fact that the 77 cents statistic is based on intellectually bankrupt assumptions, continued usage of the [...]

A helping hand: how the counseling center supported me

A helping hand: how the counseling center supported me

Posted On: March 23, 2015

It was during these times at the counseling center that I truly learned the value of being authentic. [...]

Constitutional, but not acceptable

Constitutional, but not acceptable

Posted On: March 23, 2015

Was the chant legally permissible? Do students have the constitutional right to ignorant, malicious language? Yes, according to [...]

The sounds behind a fond farewell

The sounds behind a fond farewell

Posted On: March 19, 2015

When you walk into the Flat Hat’s unassuming office, you’ll see white walls, big wooden desks and half-broken [...]

Dear Mr. Gates: A plea for the presidency

Dear Mr. Gates: A plea for the presidency

Posted On: March 16, 2015

When Sen. Harry Reid asked if you wanted to be vice president under President Barack Obama, you almost [...]

Going after Greek life makes enemies out of allies

Going after Greek life makes enemies out of allies

Posted On: March 16, 2015

If universities really want to tackle the issue of sexual assault on campus, they need to work with [...]

Cutting funding — at what cost?

Cutting funding — at what cost?

Posted On: March 02, 2015

The cuts championed by Walker and Jindal are predicated on either apathy or ignorance, and are indicative of [...]

Experience is qualification

Experience is qualification

Posted On: February 23, 2015

Whether you studied education, engineering or sociology, all teachers must learn on their feet. Each student presents a [...]

Jumping the gun: Concealed carry won’t stop sexual assault

Jumping the gun: Concealed carry won’t stop sexual assault

Posted On: February 23, 2015

Allowing firearms on campus will only lead to more problems. There could be drunken accidents. Angry confrontations that [...]