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Barney: Brave Women Dismantle Rape Culture

Barney: Brave Women Dismantle Rape Culture

By Autumn Barney

January 13, 2018

How I love the discussion finally being brought to light. Every day it seems a new man in power is brought down from his “safe” pedestal by brave women coming forward to report the massive problem of sexual harassment and assault. It is a time I never thought would come. I praise these bold...

Barney: Thank You to My U Professors, My Final Advice

Barney: Thank You to My U Professors, My Final Advice

By Autumn Barney

December 16, 2017

I can’t believe this is my last article. I have enjoyed writing for this wonderful paper. But, next semester is my last semester and I need to focus on applying to grad schools. I wanted to use this opportunity to give my final advice to students everywhere. This advice got me through a tough three...

Barney: No Shame In Asking For Help

Barney: No Shame In Asking For Help

By Autumn Barney

November 30, 2017

We live in an age where you can see everything on a screen. Talking to people face-to-face isn’t what it once was. The evolution of technology and people is astounding, but the lack of human contact has truly affected communication — and not always for the better. There have been times in my life...

Barney: Look Outside of Yourself

Barney: Look Outside of Yourself

By Autumn Barney

November 28, 2017

I recently went to an expo with my mom. There was a guest speaker who spoke about the intensity of his job working with children whom have been kidnapped and sold into sex slavery. He spoke about his work and told specific stories about going undercover to rescue groups of kids from all over the world....

Barney: Ignorance is Not Bliss

Barney: Ignorance is Not Bliss

By Autumn Barney

November 20, 2017

The world is an endless encyclopedia. Science and medicine have reached extraordinary levels and we are finding out new things every day. We are an extremely educated society, especially compared to other countries. Knowledge is limitless, which begs the question of why there is such a thing as a know-it-all?...

Barney: The First Amendment Doesn’t, Shouldn’t, Protect All Speech

Barney: The First Amendment Doesn’t, Shouldn’t, Protect All Speech

By Autumn Barney

November 9, 2017

The First Amendment protects Americans' rights of freedom of religion, press, speech, assembly and petition. It’s one of our nation's most unique and important laws. Many countries don’t have the same freedoms, yet many of our people don’t realize what the actual amendment entails. Yes, we have...

Barney: We Are Too Numb To Death

Barney: We Are Too Numb To Death

By Autumn Barney

October 4, 2017

I recently wrote a paper for a class on the show Black Mirror, which is a series of futuristic scenarios featuring the human race. All the episodes are different stories, and they are quite fascinating. In the Episode “Men Against Fire,” the military is hunting creatures called “roaches.” Each...

Opinion Desk: Drinking Safe and Sound

Opinion Desk: Drinking Safe and Sound

By Autumn Barney, Connor Richards, and Emma Tanner

October 1, 2017

The transition between high school and college is where many young adults are introduced to alcohol. Here are a few pieces of responsible advice from the opinion desk. Learning Your Limits As you go through college and start drinking, you will have those nights where you pass out, throw up and say,...

Barney: A Veteran’s Perspective on the Middle East

Barney: A Veteran’s Perspective on the Middle East

By Autumn Barney

September 28, 2017

In todayís America, there is so much hateful rhetoric surrounding people from the Middle East. Mosques have been burnt down, individuals attacked, religious clothing torn and racial slurs uttered. I find this disgusting, especially for a country that is supposed to be a melting pot of all people and...

Barney: A Veteran’s View On NFL Kneeling

Barney: A Veteran’s View On NFL Kneeling

By Autumn Barney

September 25, 2017

Everyone should see my newsfeed. Sometimes I avoid checking Facebook for days because I know how crazy it will be. I grew up very conservative, so I have a lot of President Trump fans on my feed. I was in the military, so I also have a lot of incredibly patriotic people on my feed. I am also a flaming...

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