09 Oct 2018

Students should not be afraid to vote

With the Nov. 6 midterm elections right around the corner, you may be asking yourself, “Am I going to vote?” However, the question you should be asking yourself is, “Who am I voting for?” Voter turnout among young people, such as college students, is often low because young people feel

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08 Oct 2018

Swift finally speaks up on politics

I never thought I would say this, but I am so proud of Taylor Swift, and I want everyone to know it. Swift, who has refrained from speaking on her political values for pretty much her entire career, took to Instagram Sunday to share her beliefs and who she will

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27 Sep 2018

People shouldn’t lose jobs over old posts

What if one written word could ruin your whole career? In 2018, it’s become a common trend to see people fired for old tweets made five, 10, and recently 35 years ago. According to the Indianapolis Star, in late August, retired Indy 500 and Formula One driver Derek Daly was

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27 Sep 2018

Off the Record: 1969 Moon Landing, Bill Crosby Trial, Michelle Obama Speech, and Marijuana

Episode Two: The Highs and Lows This week on “Off the Record” LaTerra Wair and Hannah Onder talk about the 1969 moon landing conspiracy theory, Bill Crosby’s trial, Michelle Obama’s speech, and the legalization of marijuana. “Off the Record” is a podcast hosted by LaTerra Wair and Hannah Lathen that

24 Sep 2018

Journalists are not America’s enemies

To my Wesleyan community, I want you to know that despite what you hear from President Donald Trump, the media, which includes myself, is NOT the enemy of the people. This past July, Trump tweeted, “The Summit with Russia was a great success, except with the real enemy of the

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