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Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell froze on camera during appearances in July and August.

Install term limits for Congress

Kirsten Lyons, Assistant Opinions Editor November 21, 2023
The median age of a senator is 64 years old while most Americans aren't even past 40, and disparity creates a huge disconnect between representatives and their constituents. To solve the problem, the government should begin implementing term limits.

Bring back internet safety

Izzy Fonfara Drewel, Executive Opinions Editor November 21, 2023
With society barreling through the digital age, it's important to maintain vigilance and continue to protect ourselves online. There's no way of ensuring who is on the other side of the screen and we need to remember to keep our private lives private.

Psychedelic-assisted therapy is the future

Kirsten Lyons, Assistant Opinions Editor November 15, 2023
Since the mid-1900s psychedelics have been under strict scrutiny from the federal, but we have reached a point where we should be researching the positives. Psychedelic-assisted therapy is the next great frontier in modern medicine.

Require digital literacy courses

Clara Lebrón, Opinions Columnist November 14, 2023
Society is becoming more digitalized day by day and digital literacy is quickly making its way to the top of job applications, but schools are not doing enough to educate students. Educational institutions need to offer more technology focused curriculums.

Far right kills Republican support

Joseph Schamber, Opinions Columnist November 14, 2023
Last Tuesday's election showcased how far-right viewpoints alienated Republican voters. This separation has clearly shown that Republicans have a lot of rebuilding to do before the 2024 presidential election.

Pushing for the “Tush Push”

Conor McPherson, Sports Columnist November 14, 2023
The Philadelphia Eagles have taken the NFL by storm utilizing a rugby scrum style play coined, "The Tush Push" that has put them ahead of the competition at 8-1. Other NFL teams push for the move to be banned but I say If you can't beat it, join it.
Milwaukee must take steps to improve Bike Friendliness

Milwaukee must take steps to improve Bike Friendliness

Joseph Schamber, Opinions Columnist November 7, 2023
As the world moves towards cleaner forms of transportation, Milwaukee needs to do more. Lack of bike infrastructure and rampant bike theft turns people away from an option that would help the environment.

College needs to support SAD

Clara Lebrón, Opinions Columnist November 7, 2023
The weather is getting colder and Seasonal Affective Disorder is rearing its ugly head. Universities, especially in colder climates, need to do more to help students suffering from S.A.D.

Ban LED headlights

Izzy Fonfara Drewel, Executive Opinions Editor November 7, 2023
LED headlights raced onto the car scene in late 2010s and now they are the arch-enemy of drivers everywhere. They pose a great danger by obscuring the driver's field of vision, and they should be replaced by alternative options.
Photo by Katie Craig

JOURNAL: The Road Less Traveled

Joseph Schamber, Opinions Columnist November 4, 2023
Life is all about making decisions that wouldn't be your first choice, but sometimes it works out better than you could've hoped. They allow you to grow as a person in this big world.
Photo by Forster Goodrich

JOURNAL: Fault Lines

Clara Lebrón, Opinions Columnist November 4, 2023
Society has become infected with toxic individualism. Everyone's egos are being inflated from social media, and technology's developments keep furthering these problems.

JOURNAL: Everything Happens

Kirsten Lyons, Assistant Opinions Editor November 4, 2023
For thousands of years, people have wondered what the point of life is and if there really is a reason for everything.
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