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Guebert: Who actually deserved the Oscars Best Picture nomination

Guebert: Who actually deserved the Oscars Best Picture nomination

By Kyler Guebert, Staff Reporter

February 7, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinion

Each year, I do my best to try and see all the best picture nominees before the Oscars air. This year, I was able to see all 8 films prior to the nominations being announced. As with every year, there were films that I was excited to see nominated, films that I was upset to see nominated and films that deserved to be nominated.

You’re Dumb and Wrong: Opinion pieces will never change someone’s mind

You’re Dumb and Wrong: Opinion pieces will never change someone’s mind

By Jeremy Brown, Arts & Entertainment Editor

February 7, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Columns, Opinion

No one reads these columns because they agree with me, and I don’t expect to change anyone’s minds. In fact, I don’t know a single think piece that’s changed anyone’s opinion on any subject in anyway.

In the War Room with Warfel: A state of affairs

In the War Room with Warfel: A state of affairs

By Adam Warfel, Sports Editor

February 6, 2019


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Looking across all of Saluki athletics, basketball is in the second half of conference play for both men's and women's, softball starts this week, baseball next week, track and field have their indoor championship for the MVC at the end of the month and golf for both men's and women's starts the week of February 12.

Glanton: If Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam resigns over racist photo, who wins?

Glanton: If Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam resigns over racist photo, who wins?

By Dahleen Glanton, Chicago Tribune

February 5, 2019


Filed under Opinion

"Let's be clear. The deafening chorus of Democrats and Republicans calling for Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam to step down over that blackface picture has little to do with African-Americans," Chicago Tribune columnist Dahleen Glanton writes.

In the War Room with Warfel: Super Bowl LIII storylines

In the War Room with Warfel: Super Bowl LIII storylines

By Adam Warfel, Sports Editor

February 1, 2019


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Super Bowl 53 will be a match up of the most hated team in the NFL and the upstart Rams on Sunday at 5:30 p.m.

Mosby: Top five commercials leading up to Super Bowl LIII

By Tamar Mosby, Sports Reporter

January 31, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Sports

Besides my cousins and the unlimited soda, my favorite thing about the Super Bowl was the commercials that would play in between timeouts. Some would be heartfelt and sweet and others would be funny and sometimes crude. I'm going to share my top ten my favorite Super Bowl commercials, in no particular order.

Opinion: Picking favorites is important when you write reviews

Opinion: Picking favorites is important when you write reviews

By Jeremy Brown, Arts & Entertainment Editor

January 31, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinion

You need to have favorites in entertainment to find a concrete baseline for any of your reviews and criticisms of said entertainment.

Opinion: 8 things more likely to happen than SIU closing campus for weather

Opinion: 8 things more likely to happen than SIU closing campus for weather

By Gus Bode

January 30, 2019


Filed under Editor's Picks, Opinion

Illinois universities, schools and government departments have closed today due to the sub-zero temperatures – yet, here we are.

Eli Lake: Trump makes the right decision for Venezuela

Eli Lake: Trump makes the right decision for Venezuela

By Eli Lake, Bloomberg News

January 29, 2019


Filed under Opinion

Give Donald Trump credit. On Wednesday the U.S. president recognized Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido as the country's interim president. At least a dozen other countries in the Western Hemisphere have since followed suit.

Commentary: Is masculinity toxic or under assault?

Commentary: Is masculinity toxic or under assault?

By Cathy Young, Los Angeles Times

January 29, 2019


Filed under Opinion

Take the way the ad exhorts men to start doing and saying "the right thing," and then continues: "Some already are. But some is not enough." This suggests decent men are a minority while brutes are the norm.

You’re Dumb and Wrong: Don’t ask film buffs about movies, you’ll be stuck listening for hours

You’re Dumb and Wrong: Don’t ask film buffs about movies, you’ll be stuck listening for hours

By Jeremy Brown, Arts & Entertainment Editor

January 25, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Columns, Opinion

It’s not that they’re rude, though they sometimes are; it’s not that they enjoy movies in a pretentious way, though they sometimes do; it’s whenever I ask about a movie, they give me a one-man-band live podcast, missing the pause button.

Commentary: Doubling down on Trump

Commentary: Doubling down on Trump

By Alexander O. Boulton, Baltimore Sun

January 23, 2019


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Many people have concluded by now that it is impossible to understand the workings of the mind of President Donald Trump.

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