Scotland has two seasons: winter and politics

Scotland has two seasons: winter and politics

Without empires, colonies and conquests in modern times, it is easy to forget that some countries are still under relative control of others. For the past year, the eyes of the world have tentatively watched Scotland since its announcement that a referendum would take place in mid-September of…

Friendly Fire: Should we give refugee status to immigrant children?

By Matthew Cramer Staff Writer In 2011, fewer than 20,000 minors were apprehended trying to cross illegally into the United States, traveling from Mexico, Central America and South America. According to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection, in 2012, 25,000 minors were apprehended; in 2013, 40,000. In 2014…

Dear Abby

Dear Abby, There is too much drama in my family. It seems that if there isn’t anything to fret about they invent something. What is wrong with them and how can I escape? Thanks, Anti-drama   Dear Anti-drama,   Families are full of drama, whether it is good…

#HeforShe

When you hear the word feminism, you might be thinking about rights for women as being the primary…

Ice buckets raise money, awareness

It started out small. My uncle couldn’t grip things, or hold onto anything too long. Eventually, it spread…

Friendly Fire: Should America impose on Syria’s ISIS crisis?

Matthew Cramer Contributing Writer The legacy of U.S. intervention in the Middle East is not a pretty one,…

“Trans” forming Televison

The media’s portrayal of transgender people has always been a touchy subject among the trans community and people close to…

Same rights for same-sex marriage in Florida

For college students, “finding a life partner” is usually further down on our to do list than remembering…

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