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Renowned cultural critic Camille Paglia spoke at the Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College convocation Tuesday night. A self-proclaimed “dissident feminist,” Paglia appeared to be a bracing choice of speaker. Since the publication of her seminal work, “Sexual Personae,’ in 1990, Paglia has represented...

“Django Unchained” actress Danielle Watts announced this past week that she was mistaken as a prostitute because she was simply “passionately kissing”...

I recently read an article in the paper calling the Facebook Messenger app “Orwellian.” This opinion can be traced back to an article published in...

Technology is life. I’m sure all college students can attest to the convenience of having the world at the palm of their hands. We can go from productive...

In today’s society, child abuse is taken very seriously, contrary to the not-so-distant past when parents were allowed to chasten their children in their...

Whether it comes in the form of gossip, internet postings or government surveillance, privacy infringement is everywhere. Privacy no longer exists in today’s...

’m sure we have all had that very one-sided conversation that began with “How are you doing?” and before you could even give an answer, you hear,...

I’m sure we have all had that very one-sided conversation that began with “How are you doing?” and before you could even give an answer, you hear, “Me too, girl — blah blah blah.” So let me address this once and for all – If you simply want someone to be there to listen to you, then just cut to the chase and do not ask how we are doing. This is not being...

As the perception of the NCAA student-athlete has begun to change in the eyes of sports fans, the number of NCAA violations against them for accepting improper benefits has also changed over the last thirty years — skyrocketed, even. Televising college athletics has bolstered its popularity and, naturally, has yielded a higher degree of competitiveness amongst those...

As people who are the product of Western rhetoric and media, it is difficult for us to see the world through a non-Western lens. Russia has existed for the past 25 years as only a shadow of its former self, having lost its ideological empire and much of its ability to exert power abroad. This is an exit from the powerful stature that Russia has held since the late 1930s...