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Opinion | It’s time to drop the STEM superiority complex

Opinion | It’s time to drop the STEM superiority complex

By Jameson Keebler, Staff Columnist November 17, 2022
For those of you living with the STEM superiority complex, there is hope for you. And for anyone who has to face those with the complex, remember that the only person you need approval from is yourself, and your worth is not determined by the hours you spend at the library. 
Opinion | Fast fashion is hard to avoid, but not impossible

Opinion | Fast fashion is hard to avoid, but not impossible

By Kelly Xiong , Staff Columnist November 17, 2022
Before we go on to buy the next hot item, we should start asking ourselves, “Do I even really like this? Or do I just want to fit in and be part of the trend?” When consumers are more conscious about where they’re buying their clothes from, they play a big part in reducing the environmental harm caused by fast fashion.
Opinion | How to pick good roommates

Opinion | How to pick good roommates

By Emily O'Neil, Staff Columnist November 16, 2022
Living with others can be a struggle. Here are some simple tips for picking a good roommate.
Opinion | What I wish I knew before renting an apartment in South Oakland

Opinion | What I wish I knew before renting an apartment in South Oakland

By Lynnette Tibbott, Staff Columnist November 15, 2022
Eight things learned from renting an apartment off-campus.
Satire | Ally to renters? This South Oakland landlord claims he’s ‘one of the good ones’

Satire | Ally to renters? This South Oakland landlord claims he’s ‘one of the good ones’

By Thomas Riley, Staff Columnist November 15, 2022
As lowerclassmen begin the hunt for off-campus housing for the next school year, they may struggle to not only choose a place to rent, but also to choose a landlord. There are plenty of horror stories out there from past and current renters, but one local landlord says he’s trying to make a difference.
Brian Kennedy, a candidate campaign volunteer, wears his I voted sticker beside his American flag pin as he greets voters outside a polling location on Tuesday in Evans City, Pennsylvania.

Pennsylvania Democrats must consider the opinions of ‘unhyphenated Americans’

By Talia Spillerman, Senior Staff Columnist November 13, 2022
We must include the unhyphenated Americans in our vision for America's future.
Opinion | BookTok is a mistake

Opinion | BookTok is a mistake

By Sofia Uriagereka-Herburger, Staff Columnist November 13, 2022
The commodification of activities as identities on TikTok will deteriorate the quality of books.
Opinion | My experience as a poll worker

Opinion | My experience as a poll worker

By Paul Beer, Staff Columnist November 13, 2022
A day as a poll worker during a historic midterm election.
Officials gather for a group photograph, with Qatars emir, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, third left, and Kuwaits emir, Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah, center, at the Gulf Cooperation Council summit in Kuwait City in December 2017.

Opinion | Qatar kicks aside human rights as host of the World Cup

By Grant Van Robays, Staff Columnist November 10, 2022
Qatar is using the upcoming World Cup to distract attention from human rights abuses and oppression.
Opinion | It’s time for affirmative action to become socioeconomic

Opinion | It’s time for affirmative action to become socioeconomic

By Paul Beer, Staff Columnist November 10, 2022
If affirmative action is destined to change, it ought to start focusing on family income.
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