Archive for Tag Archives: ' opinion'

President West? I Ain’t Saying He’s a Vote Winner

Oh sweet Yeezus. Kayne for president? And—more alarming—Kim Kardashian as the first lady? Two months ago, West left MTV’s “Video Music Awards (“VMAs”)” with a Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award in his hand and a slack-jawed [...]

Albion College Students Could Help Save the District Library

Guest Post by Olivia Rose The Albion District Library (ADL) has served as a vital piece of the Albion community since becoming a district library in 2007. The library board and faculty have pushed to provide [...]

A Hunter’s Opinion on Gun Control

I grew up in a small northern Michigan town where people shoot cans for sport. At school, it was normal for the hallways and classrooms to be empty on Nov. 15, because the opening day of [...]

Opinion: Leelah Alcorn’s suicide is tragic, but started a conversation

Leelah Alcorn, born Joshua Ryan Alcorn, made national headlines just over a month ago when she committed suicide on Dec. 28, 2014. Leelah struggled with identity her whole life. She was sent to conservative Christian and conversion therapists [...]

Opinion: Fantasy football is way cooler than I expected

It was August and I was preparing to say goodbye to the sunny beaches of Saginaw, once again, as I prepared for another semester at Albion. As I began to make my rounds, saying goodbye to [...]

Opinion: Playoffs more entertaining than NCAA

With the 2014 NBA playoffs having recently started, the discussion of whether the NCAA tournament or playoffs is the better entertainment has risen again. There is also the theory that college players care more about the [...]

Opinion: Bauccio as commencement speaker

No, Albion didn’t bring in Bill Nye to speak at commencement this year. They didn’t bring in Barack Obama or some other big name politician. Instead, they went with the Fedele Bauccio, CEO of Bon Appétit, [...]

Opinion: March Madness at a DIII college

It’s that wonderful time of the year again. What’s so wonderful about gloomy skies and constantly lower than anticipated temperatures day-in and day-out, you ask? College basketball and March Madness. The time of year everyone seemingly [...]

Opinion: Openly gay pro athletes

In the past few months, one college football player openly admitted to being gay months before the NFL Draft and a 35 year-old gay basketball player was signed to a 10-day contract with the New Jersey [...]

Opinion: Gay Blood Ban — Is it still necessary?

If you’re a gay or bisexual male, your blood isn’t wanted. At least, that’s what federal policy says. This Thursday, the American Red Cross held a blood drive in Tennant Hall. Students were encouraged to sign [...]