Opinions

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