Opinion

Culture of Death

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The culture of death has overtaken Europe. And I’m not even talking about abortion. Of course, there are abortions, but there is another menace plaguing these lands besides the will to, despite other alternatives, proceed with terminating a pregnancy. I am talking about the looming cloud of despair, of existential nihilism. This is death, and […]

Opinion

The Anti-Choice Troll

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Today, I was tabling on campus when someone approached me and called me an anti-choice troll. This got me thinking, “Am I an anti-choice troll?” Anti-choice in modern culture is a stance against the pro-choice argument of  “abortion should remain legal.” If that is your definition of anti-choice, then yes, I am anti-choice. But that […]

Uncategorized

1-22-73

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On this 45th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, I have a few reflections: There’s no doubt that the Supreme Court decision was a monumental moment in history. Since 1973, over 60 million people have died from abortion (this number does not include the mothers who lost their lives from botched surgical abortions). That’s 1/3 of […]

Opinion

Planned Parenthood vs. Planning Parenthood

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My first encounter with Planned Parenthood was during my freshman year of high school. A campus building displayed a faded, outdated sign reading “Planned Parenthood” with no context. By the time I attended that school, PP no longer stationed services there. I passed by the old sign wondering what it meant. Based on words alone, […]

Poetry

Legislation

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Legislation By Sophie Schott   The voice of the people Powerful words from the powerless Demanding representation After years of neglect   Irony comes in the select- The represented some- The borders of society subtracted Others, considered less than none   Refuse to be a silent majority But wield the deadly weapon of voice Printed […]

Opinion

Why Men Need to Talk About Abortion

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If you were to ask someone to list their favorite topics of conversation, abortion probably would not make it very high. And there’s a good reason for that – I can’t think of a more polarizing and emotional issue facing our country right now. That’s not to say that it shouldn’t be discussed at all […]