Opinion Archives September 2019

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A new 60-foot-tall nesting pole for ospreys (a type of fish-hawk) was dedicated along the Bluff on Sept. 10. This is an opportunity for the ospreys to have a nursery and for LMU students to study the birds’ behavior. 

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In his 1697 poem “The Mourning Bride,” William Congreve wrote, “heaven has no rage like love to hatred turned, nor hell a fury like a woman scorned.” Sixteen-year-old environmental activist Greta Thunberg is an angry young woman reminding us all that we, too, should be angry about the state …

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Recent pictures and video have emerged of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau painted in brownface in a 2001 yearbook. The first photo of Trudeau in brownface was released Wednesday, showing Trudeau dressed up for an “Arabian Nights” gala. A second photo has Trudeau in an afro singing a J…

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The Me Too movement didn’t start in 2017 and it won’t end in 2019. Women have always faced sexual misconduct and without massive cultural and societal change, they will continue to.

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“Make Liberals Cry Again,” reads one popular (unofficial) bumper sticker of Trump’s 2020 campaign. “I’m anti-Trump because I’m anti-stupid” reads another bumper sticker, this time for the left.

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As we approach the halfway point of National Suicide Prevention Week (Sept. 8–12), it’s  necessary to look at one of the major health crises plaguing college students: mental illness.

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Do you ever look into a dog’s eyes and wonder what is going on in its head? With the beginning of a new year, many of us are hoping 2021 will be nothing like the previous year. I have been contemplating what the new normal will be like in a post-pandemic world, leading me to ask questions li…

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