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You Say Vagina, I Say Vagina

You stop to chat with a friend on the lower mall. Common conversation topics might include class, the weather, C-street and unreliable printers. Things you’re probably not talking about? Vaginas. It’s not as though they’re not thought about. They’re around, they’re here to stay, but they carry enough stigma that few are comfortable talking about ...

Out Of The Studio, Into The Gallery

It’s an artist’s dream: make whatever you want. There are no rules. And your work will be displayed in a professional gallery. Professor Francisco Guerrero’s Advanced Studio Course challenges visual arts students to take what they’ve learned in their prerequisite art classes and create their own body of work. But with a short turnaround of ...

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Adjuncts on a Mission

AN UNSETTLED IDEAL Dr. Jerome Veith, an adjunct philosophy professor, is no stranger to Jesuit education. He attended Seattle University for undergrad and received his doctorate from Boston College, both experiences that lend him a useful empathy for the students he teaches now. “I really feel that I still identify with the students very well,” ...

Sports

Minnie Minoso, Lost But Not Forgotten

Baseball’s populartiy may be on the ropes, but it’s agency for social change is forever stamped in American history. It was a public venue for racial integration, as well as an arena for women to play sports during World War II. Last week, Minnie Miñoso, Major League Baseball’s first recognized black Cuban player, passed away. ...

Everything You Need To Know About The MLS

Fresh with a new logo, Major League Soccer has begun another season. However, the 2015 MLS season hasn’t started smoothly. In fact, it almost didn’t begin on time. Negotiations took place last week between the league’s owners and players union to reach a new collective bargaining agreement. All MLS players are under contract with the ...

Opinion

Brotherhood Can Beget Bigotry

Fraternities churn out thousands of young men every year—seemingly to make positive change in the world around them. Yet some fraternities may drastically fail to meet that standard. On the 50th anniversary of Selma’s Bloody Sunday, University of Oklahoma’s Sigma Alpha Epsilon chapter provided an ugly reminder that racism is alive and well in parts ...

Time To Put Down Your Phone

Every morning, I put on my watch. It’s a chunky metal analog, too big for my wrist, a little like something your grandpa might wear. I’ve noticed that watch-wearing has become uncommon among my peers. Almost everyone has a smartphone these days, after all. Why bother with a watch when the time (and anything else ...

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