Halloween and Cultural Appropriation

By Margarita Hovsepyan The Mirror Opinions Editor BLOGS Halloween and Cultural Appropriation November 16, 2017 BLOGS: How the war over cultural appropriation should be addressed and dealt with. “People with different backgrounds rubbing up against each other and...

Should To Kill A Mockingbird Be Banned for Racist Language?

By Holden Mandell The Mirror Staff BLOGS Should To Kill A Mockingbird Be Banned for Racist Language? November 15, 2017 BLOGS: Use of specific words and overtones puts this once beloved classic on the final line. The 1960 novel, To Kill a Mockingbird, is a classic of...

Confederate Statues: Why they should stay up

By Holden Mandell The Mirror Staff Writer Nobody has to honor the Confederacy or the brutality of the Civil War, but these statues remain a reminder of our nation’s past. OPINIONS Confederate Statues: Why they should stay up September 27, 2017 FEATURE: Confederate...

Transgenderism

JACK BECKMAN-SMITH Transgenderism: Facts versus Feelings OPINION: Transgender individuals in our society, and how the state should treat them. Why biology must be taken into consideration for the sake of equity. Only a couple years ago, prominent transgender figures...

Starbucks’ Refugee Problem

MARGARITA HOVSEPYAN Java Giant’s Promise to Refugees Shortchanges Veterans OPINION: The effort to employ 10,000 refugees should be redirected to aid American servicemen instead. With more than 22,000 stores worldwide, and an annual income of 2.82 billion dollars,...