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OPINIONS


Does sports culture need to change to stop bullying?

Two weeks ago, Jonathan Martin, a starting offensive lineman for the Miami Dolphins, left the team amid allegations that he had been bullied by a veteran player. In the following days, the incident sparked a widespread discussion on the culture of sports locker rooms.


Overton: College no 'great equalizer'

College is a surprisingly multifunctional institution. It gives some students a chance to go completely bonkers before being shipped off to sit in a cubicle for 50 years. It allows others to learn and expand their horizons (as if anyone still goes tens of thousands of dollars into debt purely for the pursuit of knowledge). But perhaps one of the least noted aspects of a college education is the way it can stomp social mobility.


Ponnada: Reinforcing the rape culture

I have always felt as if men's magazines were dirty. They seem to objectify women far more than I can handle. A new study on "lad mags" - as they are fondly called in England - seems to justify my feelings about these awful forms of literature.


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