OPINION


opinion 4/16/2019, 12:00pm

Loud and Clear: Hellfire

“Like fire. Hellfire.”  These lyrics from the song “Hellfire,” from the movie “The Hunchback of Notre Dame,” scorched into my brain the moment I found out the Notre Dame in Paris, France was burning. 


opinion 3/27/2019, 9:45am

Unspoken: Again, Roncalli?

Roncalli High School has once again made a fool of itself, and has given the whole country, even the whole world, a reason to believe it is not getting better, but worse, for LGBT+ people like myself.


opinion 3/26/2019, 11:45am

Soapbox: A hand in the feminine jar

Guys can be guys and girls can be girls, but society’s oppressive opinions should never deter anybody from expressing themselves. I am just a straight guy who likes to paint his nails, what’s the problem with that?


opinion 3/21/2019, 11:45am

Chai: Fear isn’t the answer

I’m a 19-year-old Jewish American. For the first time in my life, I fear for the current and future safety of my Jewish friends and family. And the fear gets new fuel almost daily. 


opinion 3/19/2019, 11:45am

Full Dis-Chlo-Sure: Monsters on campus

Springtime is coming, Ball State, and I’m getting excited for the puddles, flowers and being able to go outside without risking the loss of a limb due to a polar vortex. But, my friends, this all comes at a price. 


opinion 3/13/2019, 4:49pm

Sharp Around the Edges: Abandoning neverland

When I was eight, people called me weird for liking Michael Jackson. I would dance around the house to songs like “Beat It,” “Bad,” “Billie Jean” and “Smooth Criminal” blasting through the earphones on my iPod Shuffle.


opinion 3/5/2019, 11:00am

Open-Minded: Out of service

You open your phone after a long day of classes, homework and social-life drama. All you want in your life is to text your BFF, turn on the new Ariana Grande album and check Instagram for the 100th time that day.  But, as you hit your home screen, you get a pop-up message: “Please login to iCloud account.”