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Seniors bid farewell to The Reflector

Seniors bid farewell to The Reflector

04.25.2018  |  No Comments ››

Erik Cliburn | Managing Editor Coming to the University of Indianapolis as a freshman, I was undecided about my major and I only vaguely envisioned myself in a writing career. I ultimately struggled during ... Read on

Focus on STEM detrimental to humanities

Focus on STEM detrimental to humanities

04.25.2018  |  No Comments ››

In early March of 2018, in an effort to solve a $4.5 million budget deficit, the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point announced a plan to cut 13 of its humanities majors, including English, history, ... Read on

Teens should be taught about safe sex

Teens should be taught about safe sex

04.25.2018  |  No Comments ››

Over the past few decades, many state education systems across the United States have decided, in their infinite wisdom, that abstinence-only sex education is the best way to prevent teenage pregnancy and sexually ... Read on

Death penalty is still needed, despite its inhumanity

Death penalty is still needed, despite its inhumanity

04.11.2018  |  No Comments ››

As inhumane and morbid as it may sound, the death penalty is something that should remain in the United States. There are some crimes that are, frankly, so terrible that there is no ... Read on

LGBT media: Vital to youth

LGBT media: Vital to youth

04.11.2018  |  No Comments ››

My first crush was on Velma Dinkley from “Scooby Doo,” an innocent crush that was abandoned immediately when I was told, in no friendly terms, that my feelings were incorrect because she was ... Read on

Taxpayer money shouldn’t buy tables

Taxpayer money shouldn’t buy tables

04.11.2018  |  No Comments ››

Higher-ups in the federal government have been cashing in on taxpayer money for their own personal benefit for years. It is a disrespectful way to treat the public’s money. Secretary of Housing and Urban ... Read on

Capital punishment should be a thing of the past

Capital punishment should be a thing of the past

04.11.2018  |  No Comments ››

Gone are the days when people were publicly hanged for their crimes, but we don’t live in a better society. Just because criminals’ deaths aren’t on full display doesn’t mean they are no longer ... Read on

Arming teachers will cause more harm than good

Arming teachers will cause more harm than good

03.07.2018  |  No Comments ››

Many reasonable and rational notions have been proposed, by both the public and by politicians, to reduce gun violence. After 17 people were tragically murdered at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, Florida legislator’s ... Read on

NBA basketball is better than NCAA

NBA basketball is better than NCAA

03.07.2018  |  No Comments ››

As March Madness approaches each year, the excitement surrounding the game of basketball always seems to reach new heights, with seemingly more and more people making brackets and betting on who will take ... Read on

GOP: ‘Let them eat cake’

GOP: ‘Let them eat cake’

03.07.2018  |  No Comments ››

It has always disappointed me to see the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program being used as a political chess piece to gain voters for both sides of the aisle who vow to uphold or ... Read on

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