Category Archives: Op-Ed

A Need For Change In The Fashion Industry

Op-Ed by Anna Johnson

Without realizing it, you could be killing the environment and supporting the inhumane treatment of third-world employees. Many people don’t understand that the clothing they buy is made by underpaid laborers. Or that garment production leads to pollution. Or that billions of pounds of textiles end up in landfills each year. In a society fueled by materialistic values, we have become blind to the

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Homeless in Seattle – What does it cost?

Op-Ed By Sarena Minden

SEATTLE – This beautiful place is one of the most well-loved and well-known cities on the West Coast, but how much does it cost to live here? When someone says ‘Seattle, Washington’ they probably think of great coffee, waterfront restaurants, universities and leading technology. What they don’t think about, or don’t want to think about, is the number of homeless people that currently call this city their home.

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The Electoral College is Partisan

Op-Ed by Kaleb Nichols

“I think it needs to be eliminated.” That was Hillary Clinton in mid-September 2017 in an interview with CNN’s Anderson Cooper, reflecting on the 2016 election and the flaws in the electoral college that allowed her controversial opponent to take office (Merica). Similarly, her running mate Tim Kaine mentioned the strangeness that a candidate can win the popular vote but still lose the election in his speech shortly after the results of the election were announced (ABC News).

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