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Point-Counterpoint: It’s time for equal pay for the U.S. Women’s Soccer Team

Point-Counterpoint: It’s time for equal pay for the U.S. Women’s Soccer Team

By Dominic Campbell, Staff Writer

June 19, 2019

The issue of the gender pay gap has followed the women’s national team for decades.

Point-Counterpoint: Pay for U.S. women’s team is already fair

Point-Counterpoint: Pay for U.S. women’s team is already fair

By Neena Hagen, Senior Staff Writer

June 19, 2019

It’s simply unfair to ask the men’s league to subsidize the women’s league, which would have to happen if men’s and women’s players earned the exact same salaries.

Opinion | Point-Counterpoint: Forgive Kevin Hart already

Opinion | Point-Counterpoint: Forgive Kevin Hart already

By Cammy Morsberger, Staff Columnist

January 14, 2019

The best apology is said not with words but with action — Hart’s has grown and changed since his tweets years ago. His conduct indicates his regret, and it’s time that we forgive him.

Opinion | Point-Counterpoint: Nobody needs to forgive Kevin Hart

Opinion | Point-Counterpoint: Nobody needs to forgive Kevin Hart

By Jason Henriquez, Staff Columnist

January 13, 2019

Supporting violence against gay children, even halfheartedly, is unacceptable. No one should have to teach a grown man in his thirties that saying or doing that is morally wrong.

Point-Counterpoint: Wonderful Wawa

Point-Counterpoint: Wonderful Wawa

By Neena Hagen, Assistant Opinions Editor

October 25, 2018

Wawa’s formula is simple — good food and good service makes for happy customers. And boy, am I one happy customer.

Point-Counterpoint: Pyeongchang brings the heat despite critiques

Point-Counterpoint: Pyeongchang brings the heat despite critiques

By Jordan Mondell | Assistant Sports Editor

February 21, 2018

If you don’t know what’s been happening during this year’s Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, you’re sorely missing out. That shirtless Tongan flag bearer you fell in love with during the Rio Games made an appearance, an Austrian snowboarder finished a race after literally breaking his neck and all-American swee...

Point-Counterpoint: Winter Olympics leaves fans iced out

Point-Counterpoint: Winter Olympics leaves fans iced out

By Brandon Glass | Staff Writer

February 21, 2018

What’s the biggest story from the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics so far? It could be Adam Rippon’s spat with Vice President Mike Pence, or Pence and North Korean propaganda vice director Kim Yo Jong’s awkward non-interaction. Is the answer legendary snowboarder Shaun White’s third halfpipe Olympic gold win in dramatic fashion, or ...

Point-Counterpoint: Gorsuch upholds law, not ideology, in his rulings

Point-Counterpoint: Gorsuch upholds law, not ideology, in his rulings

By Christian Snyder | Columnist

April 3, 2017

Since the death of Justice Antonin Scalia in February 2016, his seat on the Supreme Court has remained vacant. After the GOP-led Congress denied former President Barack Obama’s nominee for the seat — Merrick Garland — a confirmation hearing, Obama’s time to get a Democrat onto the Supreme Court ran out. ...

Point-Counterpoint: Gorsuch nomination would set unconstitutional precedent

Point-Counterpoint: Gorsuch nomination would set unconstitutional precedent

By Nick Eustis | Columnist

April 3, 2017

Since the death of Justice Antonin Scalia in February 2016, his seat on the Supreme Court has remained vacant. After the GOP-led Congress denied former President Barack Obama’s nominee for the seat — Merrick Garland — a confirmation hearing, Obama’s time to get a Democrat onto the Supreme Court ran out. ...

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