The Tragedy of the Outrage Machine

James Gallagher Editor-in-Chief If memory serves me correctly, the term “outrage machine” was coined by some combination of Conservative radio hosts and GOP also-rans in the 2016 election cycle. While, as a member of last year’s losing team, I don’t necessarily agree with much of anything that comes […]

Take a Knee, Mr. President

Carly Priest Opinions Editor “Get that son of a bitch off the field right now, he’s fired. He’s fired!”[1] Originally published in Life magazine, contemporary memory holds the picture of Tommie Smith and John Carlos on the 1968 Olympics medal podium as one the most influential images of […]

1972: Baby Ruth

Carly Priest Opinions Editor   On Tuesday, Representative Mark Walker (R-NC), chair of the Republican Study Committee said of his female colleagues: “…the accomplished men and women of the RSC [Walker pauses]…And women [laughs] if it wasn’t sexist, I would say the RSC eye-candy, but we’ll leave that […]

ACT Presents “Midnight Theatre”

Caroline Ahern News Editor On Friday, September 22, Alternate College Theatre (ACT) put on the fall edition of their biannual “Midnight Theatre” competition. This semester’s showcase included four plays, one written and directed by Sage Leimer ‘21, one by Carlito Beal ‘18 and Patrick Connolly ‘18, one by […]