Daily Archives: February 20, 2019

Let Women Call the Shots

A MALE PERSPECTIVE ON UNDERREPRESENTATION My childhood was marked by two things: my father’s abandonment, and the presence of powerful women who replaced him. As I grew up, I noticed that men exerted power over many. They were my doctors, my politicians, my scientists, my sports idols. But more importantly, society gave them more importance…

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I Believe: Men Can Be Better

GILLETTE AD CHALLENGES MASCULINE IDEALS Outrage has a way of drowning nuance from debates. You’d have thought the line between all men being sexual harassers and all men being saints was razor thin if you listened to the controversy over the Gillette commercial that premiered last month. If you haven’t seen the commercial, I’ll distill…

News Briefs – Vol 54 Issue 8, February 15, 2019

President’s Day: Campus Closed Feb. 18 Don’t be silly and come in on your millionth day off of the month. College Rep Visit: Eastern Washington University 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Feb. 19; Rm. 5229 Heading to the east side? Representatives from Eastern Washington University will be on campus to answer any of questions regarding their school….

Renting a Risk

PITFALLS TO BIKE SHARES You can find them sprawled across lawns in the suburbs or on street corners in the cities. They are bikes without homes, and they present a multitude of safety and legal issues. These bikes are part of the dockless bike sharing system, where anyone can rent a bike, ride it wherever…

Winter Safety Tips

We all have to travel in these cold winter conditions. Keep the following things in mind to help you stay warm and comfortable out there: Step carefully: Tread carefully in the ice and snow. It’s easy to slip, so watch where you walk and avoid icy, steep sidewalks and stairs. Keep moving: While waiting for…

Harrass (Not) Meant

THE BLURRED LINE BETWEEN FLIRTING AND HURTING Some pitfalls to flirting can come from knowing the line between charming and creepy. Cupid’s arrow claimed many hearts this Valentine’s Day and romance is in the air. While there are people that find flirting easy, many find it awkward or difficult. King Robert the Bruce once said…

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Melts in Your Mouth

BEST CHOCOLATE TO WOO YOUR SWEETIE You’re on campus and have a sudden craving for chocolate. Or, you realize you didn’t get your partner or friend a post-Valentine’s Day gift and you’re hustling to find something sweet for your sweetie. SCC’s store in the first floor of the PUB does offer chocolate, but frankly, it’s…

When the Going Gets Tough, Get Going

LEAVE THAT TOXIC RELATIONSHIP BEHIND Valentine’s Day has come and gone, but toxic relationships can exist in any month, on any day and at any time. You may find yourself in one without even realizing it. “Toxic” is a common word which gets attributed to people’s miserable connections with others, whether they’re romantic or platonic….

Home Safe Home?

PROTECTING WOMEN SHOULD BE A PRIORITY It is estimated that one in five women will experience sexual assault or rape during their college years, according to the Center for Disease Control (CDC). While a much lower percentage of their population is affected compared to women, college-aged men also experience increased sexual assault and rape. There…

Audio Love

THERE’S ALWAYS A TUNE FOR YOU Music is a constructive way to express your feelings. Love, in particular, can be connected through music. Through music you can understand the emotions of others and therefore connect your own experiences with them. Songs about having a crush: Having a crush is hard, especially when you don’t know…

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