AR Wear sadly tenable option for women

Safeguard clothing justified, alarming

Guess what’s making a comeback in 2017? Chastity belts. Recently, a new video went viral on Facebook that promotes this “new” piece of clothing. It’s supposed to protect women from sexual assault. AR Wear, the company that produces the product, hopes that it will “safeguard” women from any sort of sexual attack. The piece of […]

Editorial Comment

Playboy returns to nude photos

“Naked is normal”– that is what Cooper Hefner, Playboy’s chief creative officer, tweeted Monday concerning their move to rescind a publishing decision made back in 2015, in which they ceased to publish nudity. “I’ll be the first to admit the way … the magazine portrayed nudity was dated, but removing it entirely was a mistake,” […]

Editorial Comment

Israeli actions illegal, unjust

The Israeli Knesset, Israel’s Parliament, passed a law Monday evening that directly undermines the progress toward peace and the possibility of a two-state solution for the Jewish and Palestinian people. Even though polls show that most Israelis support the establishment of a two-state resolve, Benjamin Netanyahu, the Israeli Prime Minister, and his band of conniving […]

SPU confessions

Facebook page possibly damaging, unnecessary

It’s time to talk about the elephant on campus: the SPU confessions page. The description of the page reads, “Open confession is good for the soul” with a link to a Google form where anyone can anonymously submit their opinions on anything and everything that comes to mind. Posts range from confessions of love, criticism […]

Travel ban indefensible

Fear can not supersede obligations

Really? You don’t support accepting refugees? You see the images of bloodied, dust-covered children on the news and think “It’s too bad we can’t help them, they might be terrorists”? There are an estimated 65 million people in the world who are currently refugees. Whether escaping war in Somalia, fleeing government persecution in Myanmar or […]