That Iron String: Censorship in American Education (an op-ed)
By Paige Wyatt Right now, in my home state of Indiana, a piece of proposed legislation known as Senate Bill 167 has been in committee hearings this past week. As a high school American literature teacher, I have first-hand knowledge of how damaging a bill like this could be. The purpose of this bill is…
Op-Ed: Birth is not always love at first sight, and that’s OK.
By Tiffany Shull Peterson In broad terms, we’ve all heard that when you become a mother, you are filled with overwhelming, undeniable joy at the arrival of your new baby. To hear it described, it would seem as though a glowing blanket of pure adoration is draped over you and your small family as you…
Op-Ed: Veganism (A Little Bit Goes a Long Way)
By Kaitlynn McShea Veganism, like all alternative diets, is synonymous with inflammatory comments and divisiveness. Since our relationship with food is deeply personal and often complicated, the impact of bringing the term “veganism” to the dinner table is not surprising. However, veganism positively impacts both animals and the environment. Although a complete vegan lifestyle is…