Opinion

: Marian Cook

Why are Teachers Having to Protest for Adequate Pay?

From West Virginia and Kentucky to Oklahoma and Arizona, there have been teacher protests for increased pay and school funding. On Feb. 22, West Virginia teachers began a nine-day strike after Gov. Jim Justice signed a bill that would give teache...

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Here is Why Pride Festivals are Important

With Pride season rapidly approaching in June, it is important to reflect on these events and the tremendous strides the LGBTQ+ community has made in the past decades. It is a time to show love for one another and supporting who you were born to b...

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Six Things to Do in Mobile Before Graduation

While in college, I believe there are more things to think about other than just school. These include what to do on the weekends, places to go, sights to see, etc. There are many tourist things to do around Mobile, AL, for a college student, but ...

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The Dangers of Beauty Standards

The media is often blamed for portraying body image in an unrealistic way. From magazines and billboards to movies and television, women and young girls are surrounded by the “perfect” body type. This unrealistic portrayal results in negative thou...

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