At this point, I am sure you have received mounds of letters concerning Ben Heaton’s op-ed piece, “Marriage debate not new one”. I understood that the author was writing satire but I was not amused. Espousing racist views under the guise of humor is a protected right; however, it is not very admirable. It is shameful that our campus newspaper chose to broadly insult and denigrate African-Americans. It is terribly insensitive and immature to proclaim bigoted views and just say, “I’m kidding.” Considering how stringently this paper regulates the content of their comic section, it’s highly questionable why this article was printed.

Christopher HarringtonClass of 2004



Hippo Campus’ D-Day show was to “Ride or Die” for

Hippo Campus’ performance was a well-needed break from the craze of finals, and just as memorable as their name would suggest.

Dinner for Peace was an unconventional way of protesting for Palestine

The dinner showcased aspects of Palestinian culture. It was a unique way of protesting against the genocide, against the Israeli occupation, against the university’s involvement with the genocide.

Riseup with Riseman

“I decided to make one for fun — really poor quality — and I put it on my Instagram just to see how people would react," Riseman said.