Tag: carly priest

1972: Call me Isthishell

Carly Priest Opinions Editor “Scandal: 96 Catholic Universities Have Homosexual Clubs.” That’s the title of an article written by John Ritchie of the group Americans for the Defense of Tradition, Family, and Property (TFP). I actually spoke with John Ritchie on the phone about three weeks ago, when […]

1972: Immaculate Contraception

By Carly Priest “To unapologetically ignite, and together, rise” Immaculate Contraception “Take the Pill once a day, keep basic civil liberties at bay”? It’s not exactly the old adage about doctors and apples, but given the recent revisions to the Obama-era contraception mandate, maybe we should consider an […]

1972: LD/ADHD and Me

  Carly Priest Opinions Editor I think I notice more about my classmates than most other college students do. Not what they wear, or who my peers talk too, but the kinds of unconscious movements and motions their bodies make. I know who in my classes taps their […]

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 […]

1972: We Must Be Better

Carly Priest Opinions Editor [Trigger warning from the author: This piece contains statistics and themes surrounding sexual assaults on college campuses, including instances of rape.] As I tried to unleash the first “1972” column of the 2017-2018 school year, I sat stumped. Not with writer’s block— just the […]