Opinions

ISSUE 26 | 4/29/15

Sing badly if you must, but sing
   by Kate Piluso


What we learned publishing the Collegian
   EDITORIAL


Should Oregon secede?
   by Zack Boyden


The candle sank, but hope floats
   by Colleen Smyth


He was homeless. Then he was gone.
   by Marjorie Meeks


ISSUE 25 | 4/22/15


Don’t dismiss YA
   by Marjorie Meeks


Undress the pant-riarchy
   by Lyra Kuhn


Grindr abroad
   by Jake Saiki


Rebel you like it or not
   by Zack Boyden


Should Palestine see their day in court?
   by Joseph Good


You cry and your tears are PANTS
   by Kate Piluso


ISSUE 24 | 4/15/15

Defining womanhood
   by Maggie Boucher


How we baited your clicks
   EDITORIAL


Why it’s OK that Zena failed
   by Kyle Batisky


Letter to the editor
   by Emma Jonas


Mad as Hell
   by Marjorie Meeks


No sleep til thesis
   by Kate Piluso


ISSUE 23 | 4/8/15

We want equal pay for equal work. Now.
   by Maggie Boucher


25% read Collegian weekly
   EDITORIAL


We’re caught in a bad romance
   by Marjorie Meeks


Letter to the editor
   by WGS Faculty


Under-18s ruin EVERYTHING
   by Kate Piluso


Letter to the editor
   by Peter Louis Wyrsch


Social justice’s biggest threat? Other liberals
  
        by Zack Boyden


ISSUE 22 | 3/18/15

The end of men?
   by Zack Boyden


This ice cream tastes like apartheid
   by Noor Amr


‘Shrek’ let me love myself
   by Kate Piluso


The Great Greek Debate

Can you make peace with privilege?
   by Riley Francis


We can’t solve any of our problems alone
   EDITORIAL


In defense of fraternities
   by Andrés Oswill


Letter to the editor
   by Logan Lamb & The Brothers of Theta Chi Fraternity


ISSUE 21 | 3/11/15


OD doesn’t want me
   by Rachael Decker


Letter to the editor – Willamette Store
   by Don Beckman


The right to melancholy
   by Marjorie Meeks


Who you gonna call? Not administrators
   EDITORIAL


Stay IRL
   by Zack Boyden


What does it mean to be healthy and clean?
  
        by Colleen Smyth


The pink hair scare
   by Kate Piluso


ISSUE 20 | 3/4/15


Blood—not always thicker than water
   by Marjorie Meeks


I’m Willamette’s reckoning
   by Kate Piluso


Letter to the editor
   by Brian Highkin


Major charms: How to find your patronus
   by Lyra Kuhn


Oh, brother
   by Evann Zuckerman


Letter to the editor
   by Jacob Van Baalen


Should artists preserve, create or imitate?
   by Zack Boyden


The Islamic State isn’t our problem
   by Nate Balk


ISSUE 19 | 2/25/15


Ashes to ashes, dust to dust
   by Zack Boyden


Giving, when it doesn’t hurt
   EDITORIAL


Hot for teacher
   by Aviva Einhorn


I’m majoring in tears
   by Kate Piluso


Kate Brown takes office
   by Colleen Smyth


Letter to the editor
   by Emily Irwin


When selling by sex, don’t be a Bic
   by Marjorie Meeks


ISSUE 18 | 2/18/15


Adults-in-training
   by Marjorie Meeks


Bishop’s patrons patronized
   by Victoria Youngbauer


Dragging out the best in us
   by Kate Piluso


Open letter: ASWU funds dance, not WEMS
  
by Taryn Greenberg


Letter to the editor
   by Teo Ekstrom


My mother, my country
   by Zack Boyden


Letter to the editor
   by Meghan Cusick


Superheroes: people with powers
   by Luke Moy


ISSUE 17 | 2/11/15

Where’s the deep thought?
   by Zack Boyden


Breaking the news cycle
   by Colleen Smyth


Stay snatchin’ mics
   EDITORIAL


Definitely not a sea witch
   by Kate Piluso


Better than ‘Girls’
   by Lyra Kuhn


The diversity superheroes deserve
   by Marjorie Meeks


Where’s the deep thought?
   by Zack Boyden


ISSUE 16 | 2/4/15

Appreciation vs appropriation
   by Marjorie Meeks


Harm to fork? Zena Plough-snared!
   EDITORIAL


My Wiggles sex life
   by Kate Piluso


No White House tour for Netanyahu
   by Nate Balk


Letter to the editor
   by Tim Daly


Danger of the road less traveled
   by Zack Boyden


The hypocrisy of ‘never again’
   by Joseph Good


ISSUE 15 | 1/28/15


2015: A puzzle odyssey
   by Kate Piluso


Letter to the editor
   by Taylor Mutch


Grand Theft Auto scares me
   by Marjorie Meeks


Milliennials and the new wave
   by Zack Boyden


Occupy Hatfield
   EDITORIAL


Home is wherever I’m with me
   by Maggie Boucher


Letter to the editor
   by Soren Underdahl


Our first last day
   by Rachael Decker


ISSUE 14 | 12/3/14


An American identity crisis
   by Zack Boyden


Covering tragedy, even when it hurts
   EDITORIAL


Forced family fun
   by Jake Saiki


Letter to the editor
   by Meg Cusick


Speech is free, but ideas have cost
   by Marjorie Meeks


Turning 22 with Taylor Swift
   by Kate Piluso


Vegetarianism vs. veganism
   by Ben Beeler


ISSUE 13 | 11/19/14


Don’t fear FOMO while studying abroad
   EDITORIAL


GOP won a battle, not the war
   by Colleen Smyth


Letter to the editor
   by Teo Ekstrom


No such thing as too many laughs
   by Kate Piluso


Non-white faculty at 17%
   by Andres Oswill


Pragmatism: discerning the truth
   by Zack Boyden


‘Tis a season for homesickness
   by Marjorie Meeks


ISSUE 12 | 11/12/14


A controversy that’s all dolled-up
   by Marjorie Meeks


Europe’s food makes the trip worth it
   by Natasha Parekh


Give over-involved some extra credit
   EDITORIAL


Holy coping mechanism, Batman!
   by Kate Piluso


Let’s talk about discourses
   by Jack Crouter


Rigid politics loses big on election night
   by Zack Boyden


ISSUE 11 | 11/5/14


Don’t turn a colorblind eye
   by Marjorie Meeks


Governance, God and Greek Life
   EDITORIAL


In Salem, the rain ain’t a pain
   by Meridith Greer


Let’s do the Timehop again
   by Kate Piluso


Not that kind of vegetarian
   by Ross Kovac


Out of many, one
   by Zack Boyden


ISSUE 10 | 10/29/14


Alison for America
   by Colleen Smyth


Costumes from your closet
   by Christa Rohrbach


The value of club membership
   EDITORIAL


Satire’s secret strength
   by Zack Boyden


The onion of my eye
   by Kate Piluso


The imaginary elitism of bookworms
   by Marjorie Meeks


ISSUE 9 | 10/22/14


A break to be thankful for
   by Andrés Oswill


Founding fathers: first radical extremists
   by Zack Boyden


Is the patriarchy a vampire?
   by Kate Piluso


Keep upperclassmen off campus
   EDITORIAL


Live on campus, make friends, win life
   by Jake Saiki


Special spider-senses
   by Maggie Boucher


ISSUE 8 | 10/15/14


Curb your criticisms
   by Marjorie Meeks


Make the most of every moment
   by Natasha Parekh


The ethics of our editing
   by EDITORIAL


This weather’s just a plot device
   by Kate Piluso


To limit or not to limit
   by Zack Boyden


Vote yes on measure 90
   by Colleen Smyth


ISSUE 7


Join the glorious Яevolution
   by Teo Ekstrom


Literally a ghost who writes
   by Kate Piluso


Putting an end to the nagging voice in your head
   by Jake Kornack


Teaching history and politics, not patriotism
   by Zack Boyden


The good a simple smile can do
   by Maggie Boucher


What do you think we are worth?
   EDITORIAL


ISSUE 6

Can you define conservative?
   by Zack Boyden


I am NOT your mom
   by Kate Piluso


Oh Willamette, you poetic land mermaid
   by Rebecca Hayes


Recruit responsibly
   EDITORIAL


We have power; we’re just not using it
   by Colleen Smyth


When the friend zone is dangerous
   by Marjorie Meeks


ISSUE 5

Can the right wing rock out?    by Zack Boyden


‘Songs of Innocence’ but Apple found guilty    EDITORIAL


21, going on 70    by Kate Piluso


I ain’t your honey    by Maggie Boucher


Kony, 2014    by Ross Kovac


Letter to the editor    by Dale C. Harris


Why, Wi-Fi? The lowdown on slowdowns    by Andrés Oswill


ISSUE 4

What would Ultralord do?    by Marjorie Meeks


It’s not all about the location    by Natasha Parekh


Why we publish things you hate    EDITORIAL


Observations on the ground    by Joseph Good


I am a beautiful dragon    by Kate Piluso


Newsflash: No one really cares

A Letter to the Class of 2018

Weighed Down With More Than Debt

The truth about transferring


Spring 2014


Goodbye summer; hello ‘real world’

Editorial: Costs of doing it all: The art of sacrifice

Willamette: Open-minded, supportive

Wrapping up with a Wula posterchild; at least them crazy eyes look good

 

Four years to look fear in the face


Beware of Western Media biases plaguing most Ukraine coverage

Hey you! Stop hating on WU

Editorial: Get off your ass, go to SSRD presentations

Registration: Everything will work out

 

Southern urbanite’s guide to Salem life


April Fool’s Edition

Burn Book: Students should give administrators a break when it comes to offending

I HAVE ALL THE FEELS

Environmentalism: New form of Communism becoming biggest threat to ‘Murican freedom

A single sophomore’s guide to a bangin’ exit from the closet

Hey You! We’re taking back the Hey You!s

White whine a possible cure for affluenza


Editorial: Forget about GRE, focus on credit score

The dreaded question

Today is a good day

Trajectory to twenty: crumbling, mumbling

Tea Party president: What’s the worst possibility?

Alpha Chi: Place to be a real, strong woman

Making the most of your four years


The Revolution will not be found in aisle five

Armchair Advocacy

Today is a good day

‘Memoirs’ experience undermined by campus disrespect

All of the consecutive finish lines

Editorial: Navigating open waters

Editorial: Involvement vs. Over-Commitment

Importance of Staying In Touch

Beauty Adventures in the Baking Aisle

Public Patrons at the Library

Slouching Towards Something or Other

New Door Policy