Drew University to Offer Compensatory Hard Hats for those who have Fallen Victim to the Acorn Epidemic

By Nate Chada After receiving several strongly worded letters from one really ticked-off student, Drew University has at long last addressed the glaring campus safety issue presented by the constant barrage of falling tree-nuts. While the student body’s more hard-headed individuals have reportedly told concussion-sufferers to “suck it up, buttercup,” 103 percent of the Drewid population agrees that the rain of terror needs to end. … Continue reading Drew University to Offer Compensatory Hard Hats for those who have Fallen Victim to the Acorn Epidemic

“Say Yes to the Dress”, Unless its Five Thousand Dollars

By Nina Campli Over fall break I was watching one of my favorite shows: “Say Yes to the Dress” which takes place in New York City at a store named Kleinfeld.  I love this show because I can look at all the beautiful dresses and see all the happy women as they go home with the perfect wedding dress (for the most part). But there … Continue reading “Say Yes to the Dress”, Unless its Five Thousand Dollars

Why National Coming Out Day is a Straight Holiday

Coming Out is a dangerous and detrimental social construct created by and for the pleasure of straight people. National Coming Out Day is a cheap and shallow opportunity for self-declared allies to litter social media with their support for the queer community. Our society is inherently heteronormative, which often makes queer people feel like they’re being dishonest just by existing. This can cause young queer … Continue reading Why National Coming Out Day is a Straight Holiday

U.S. Women Face Changes in Birth Control Coverage and Abortion Laws

By Olivia Kingree On October 6, the Trump administration, in an effort to strengthen religious freedom, introduced new policies that will allow employers to avoid covering their employees’ birth control costs. These policies came merely three days after the House of Representatives voted to approve a bill that would ban abortions taking place after 20 weeks of pregnancy. Currently, over 55 million women in the … Continue reading U.S. Women Face Changes in Birth Control Coverage and Abortion Laws

More than 100 Hippos Die In Namibia

From National Geographic By: Maïmouna Kanté According to National Geographic, the past few weeks in Namibia have been marked by the death of more than 100 hippos in the Bwabwata National Park located in the north-east between Angola and Botswana. Namibia’s Minister of Environment and Tourism, Johnson Ndokosho explained that their death could be attributed to anthrax. There is a possibility that the death toll … Continue reading More than 100 Hippos Die In Namibia

Supreme Court Weighs Decision on Gerrymandering

By Michael McCurry On October 3, the Supreme Court began hearing oral arguments for a case that would control partisan gerrymandering. The case, Gill v. Whitford, challenges the map drawn by the Republican-controlled Wisconsin state legislature, and it is argued it heavily favors their party. The significance of this case is massive, as the plaintiffs are asking the court to establish a standard for the measurement … Continue reading Supreme Court Weighs Decision on Gerrymandering