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What Do We Mean By ‘Mainstream Media’?

What Do We Mean By ‘Mainstream Media’?

By Theo Wayt, Staff Writer

December 4, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Though I sometimes enjoyed gawking at Fox News' or Breitbart's stories, I never took them seriously. But as I conducted my first interview for my journalism final project, I realized I had made a major oversight.

Wheaton College Football Criticized After Violent Hazing

Wheaton College Football Criticized After Violent Hazing

By Tori Bianco, Contributing Writer

October 10, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Wheaton College football players are charged after violent hazing incident.

Alt-Right Not Welcome in U.S. Politics

Alt-Right Not Welcome in U.S. Politics

By Annie Cohen, Staff Writer

September 6, 2016


Filed under Opinion

The acceptance and inclusion of the alt-right and the normalization of racism, misogyny, anti-Semitism, and general xenophobia that it breeds.

Economic Views Cannot Oppose Social Views

Economic Views Cannot Oppose Social Views

By Max Schachere, Staff Writer

February 4, 2016


Filed under Opinion

In the U.S., social policy is inherently tied to economic policy. However desirable a divergence might be, it is simply impossible to ever achieve.

Notions of indoctrination at colleges extreme

Notions of indoctrination at colleges extreme

By Christina Coleburn, Opinion Editor

December 1, 2014


Filed under Opinion

While liberals may outnumber conservatives at universities, the lack of instances of legitimate indoctrination and increasingly corporatized model of higher education demonstrate that the collegiate “continuum of leftism” is not as genuine as D’Souza suggests.

Christina’s Case: Female conservative pundits enable war on women

Christina’s Case: Female conservative pundits enable war on women

By Christina Coleburn, Opinion Editor

July 3, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

  Within a predictable tirade about Hillary Clinton’s dissent with the recent Hobby Lobby ruling, Fox News reporter Jesse Watters made an outlandish claim against single women who align with the Democratic Party. Fresh from his dismissal from a conference held by the National Organization for Women, W...

Despite controversial politics, Margaret Thatcher deserves respect

Despite controversial politics, Margaret Thatcher deserves respect

April 9, 2013


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

On Monday, Margaret Thatcher, the Iron Lady and former prime minister of the United Kingdom for 11 years, died at the age of 87. Major news and media sources immediately began releasing obituaries mourning Thatcher, eliciting criticism from some who claimed her controversiality and divisiveness were...

Same-sex marriage is consistent with conservative values

Same-sex marriage is consistent with conservative values

March 27, 2013


Filed under Opinion

Frank Schubert, a prominent supporter of California’s Proposition 8, recently wrote an opinion piece for the National Review arguing that gay marriage and conservatism are mutually exclusive. Certainly many conservatives narrowly define marriage as a union between one man and one woman. But marria...