The Black & White

“Bernie or Bust” is the epitome of white privilege

Casey Metcalf, Opinion Editor

May 3, 2016

Look, I'm mad too. I am as angry as the next ridiculously passionate millennial that Bernie Sanders has been robbed of this nomination. There are hopefuls out there that preach that "he's not quite out yet" and "don't give up!" but let's be real - this has been quite a run, but Bernie's legs have been...

Corporate media continues to spread misinformation

Corporate media continues to spread misinformation

Casey Metcalf, Opinion Editor

March 3, 2016

Despite what corporate media may tell you, Super Tuesday was not the death of a revolution. Super Tuesday is shorthand for a huge night in politics - it is the night where the most states (11 in total) have their caucuses and primaries. Placed on the first Tuesday in March, it is the poli-sci major's ...

How to pay for a better society

How to pay for a better society

Casey Metcalf, Opinion Editor

February 23, 2016

I experience a lot of disgust with the contempt many American people feel about helping their neighbors, I'm not going to lie about it. It makes me physically ill when I hear someone from a rich suburb speak about how "some people are just below us", "people get what they deserve" and "not everyone...

Relax, you probably get to keep your guns

Relax, you probably get to keep your guns

Casey Metcalf, Opinion Editor

January 13, 2016

Obama does not want to take away your guns. The president gave a speech that was a long-time coming recently about his new proposals for gun control in America. The way we treat our guns has become an epidemic, and we're treating it like a 5th grade teacher dances around Columbus discovering the new...

Give your vote to a person, not a corporation

Give your vote to a person, not a corporation

Casey Metcalf, Opinion Editor

October 15, 2015

It's apparent to anyone that tuned in to Tuesday's first Democratic debate that Hillary Clinton is in fact, a woman. It was brought up time and time again - by her - much to the rousing applause of the crowd. Everywhere from her answers that she slipped the phrase "first woman president" in, even when...

Calm down, we all hit the jackpot

Calm down, we all hit the jackpot

Casey Metcalf, Opinion Editor

October 1, 2015

I won't lie - I'm writing this last minute. I had a different idea for what I wanted to cover today. But I had a conversation today in which I heard some people protesting the Kardashian clan and how much money they "needlessly" make. Kim Kardashian by herself has a net worth of $85 million. That's...