Editorial: "Tobacco" ban is an overstep of the UI's authority

The UI's move to ban what they consider "tobacco-products" is an overstep of its authority, and a violation of individual freedom. If these products can be bought and used legally in the US without harming others, they shouldn't be of the University's concern.

Lane: Rolling Stone's "Jackie" has hindered progress on sexual assault

The journalistic failure of Sabrina Erdely is beyond inexcusable. Erdely's inability to pursue even the most basic of accounts from other sources brings shame to journalism. Yet the less-frequently addressed aspect of the story is what scares me—"Jackie's" willingness to, apparently, manufacture such a story.

Soyer: Opt Out of standardized testing

It's necessary for all of us to take a moment to realize that the education system that exists right now in America is oppressive in that it favors certain races, socioeconomic classes, and backgrounds over others. A key way it does this is through standardized testing.

Evanson: Racial bias in coverage of Kentucky riots

One riot was caused by the result of a basketball game; the other one fueled by systemic racism that had been interwoven overtly through a criminal justice system that appeared to have no justice at all.

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