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You’re Dumb and Wrong: Critiquing a movie as ‘overrated’ is lazy

You’re Dumb and Wrong: Critiquing a movie as ‘overrated’ is lazy

By Jeremy Brown, Arts & Entertainment Editor

May 2, 2019

It's easy for critical entertainment audiences to blow off popular movies as either watered-down for the masses or overrated. The latter is an obnoxious blanket statement with immediately less effort than anything the audience is criticizing.

Opinion: If you want to combat rape culture, stop normalizing porn addiction

Opinion: If you want to combat rape culture, stop normalizing porn addiction

By Jeremy Brown, Arts & Entertainment Editor

May 1, 2019

By normalizing porn addiction, I think we, as a society, unintentionally enable misrepresentations of sex.

Opinion: Six things to consider when adopting a dog in college

Opinion: Six things to consider when adopting a dog in college

By Elizabeth Biernacki, Staff Reporter

April 30, 2019

Curling up next to a big ball of fur is always something I’ve looked forward to with my dog at home, which is why I have been highly considering adopting a dog in college. However, with adopting comes a boatload of responsibility and considering all of the possibilities can be quite overwhelming.

Opinion: Better than butter, Mayo belongs on grilled cheese

Opinion: Better than butter, Mayo belongs on grilled cheese

By Jacob Lorenz, Staff Reporter

April 25, 2019

What I am about to tell you may shock you – I eat my grilled cheese with mayonnaise instead of butter. I know what you’re thinking, I was clearly raised in a parallel dimension where the world never developed butter.

Letter to the Editor: ‘Where is Mike Henry’s response?’

Letter to the Editor: ‘Where is Mike Henry’s response?’

By Rebecca Schlosser

April 24, 2019

"Two whole weeks have passed and the city of Carbondale has yet to hear a word from Mike Henry in regard to the events that took place in his home in the early hours of March 30th, or why he lied about them."

In the War Room with Warfel: Women athletes deserve more recognition

In the War Room with Warfel: Women athletes deserve more recognition

By Adam Warfel, Sports Editor

April 23, 2019

I hope you sit back and instead of complaining Saluki Athletics has had a terrible year, look towards the women and admire their efforts and their abilities in bringing recognition back to SIU.

Opinion: Plagued with issues, Thompson Point buses are worse than walking

Opinion: Plagued with issues, Thompson Point buses are worse than walking

By Grace Schneider and Emily Cooper

April 19, 2019

The buses are a means of transportation for students on campus but Thompson Point Direct is a struggle bus that practically tells you to walk instead.

You’re Dumb and Wrong: Netflix’s browsing menu sucks

You’re Dumb and Wrong: Netflix’s browsing menu sucks

By Jeremy Brown, Arts & Entertainment Editor

April 17, 2019

I'm not going to say Hulu's menus are better, or Amazon Prime Video's pause button is acceptable, or Amazon Prime Video is even a good name – but as the #1 streaming service, Netflix's browsing menu is like an overeager second date with a bad laugh.

In the War Room with Warfel: Lebron James made the Lakers worse

In the War Room with Warfel: Lebron James made the Lakers worse

By Adam Warfel, Sports Editor

April 17, 2019

"My argument however does not hinge on James not being an elite player and clearly having the ability to make his team better – it's that James made the Lakers worse by stunting the development of young players."

The great pet debate — who’s better cats or dogs?

The great pet debate — who’s better cats or dogs?

By Elizabeth Biernacki, Staff Reporter

April 16, 2019

We all love a cute animal that will spend its time with us as we procrastinate doing our work, but which do you prefer, a cat or a dog?

You’re Dumb and Wrong: 5 out of 10 should not be a mediocre review score

You’re Dumb and Wrong: 5 out of 10 should not be a mediocre review score

By Jeremy Brown, Arts & Entertainment Editor

April 10, 2019

"When I got a 59.6% in Trigonometry, I failed the class and nearly got kicked out of my high school's production of Shrek the Musical," Jeremy Brown, arts and entertainment editor, writes.

In the War Room with Warfel: Time to turn your eyes to the Stanley Cup playoffs

In the War Room with Warfel: Time to turn your eyes to the Stanley Cup playoffs

By Adam Warfel, Sports Editor

April 10, 2019

"Fighting is considered a major penalty in hockey, but since it takes two to tango in a fight, both players normally end up in the box, thus negating the advantage of having extra players on the ice for either team when a penalty is called."

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