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Obama can keep Obamacare

Obama can keep Obamacare

Ashley Fisher | Evergreen Columnist

November 18, 2013


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Promise first and apologize later – this was Obama’s plan all along.In order to sell Obamacare to the public, Obama stated countless times, “If you like your health care plan, you can keep your health plan."President Obama clearly promised this to Americans who were concerned about what would hap...

Condemned organs should be up for grabs

Marissa Mararac | Evergreen Columnist

November 18, 2013


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Every 10 minutes, another patient is added to list of 120,613 people waiting for organ donations. At the same time, 18 patients on the same list die every day, according to organdonor.gov.Inmates on death row should not be allowed to receive organ donations, but inmates who want to donate organs shou...

New transgender law brings about a certain equality

Dominique Wald | Evergreen Columnist

November 15, 2013


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Who knew sexuality and restrooms could spark such a debate.Assembly Bill 1266 of California, which goes into effect Jan. 1, is a law that requires public schools to allow transgendered students K-12 to be able to use the restroom of the gender they identify with, and will allow them to join either male or fem...

The virgin-whore dichotomy

Michelle Chan | Evergreen Columnist

November 15, 2013


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So, you can either choose to be a slut or you can choose to be the prude. But either way, in society’s eyes, you lose.Society places strict guidelines on how women should behave. The media perpetuates the idea that a young woman should be a wholesome girl with honest, prudent values, but she should a...

Legalize to protect

Ashley Fisher | Evergreen Columnist

November 15, 2013


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The ‘world’s oldest profession’ remains an underground industry in the United States.It is time that prostitution is legalized across the board.Most people do not know that prostitution is legal in many countries. In a review of laws in 100 countries, 61 percent have legalized at least some kind o...

Staying safe, coming clean and keeping sex sexy

Staying safe, coming clean and keeping sex sexy

Jordan Profitt graduate assistant, Safe Is Sexy

November 15, 2013


Filed under Guest Commentaries

Sex: this is college and it is something students consider, at least to some degree.The important thing is if you are having sex or contemplating it, keep yourself safe. I’m talking about protecting the next 18 years of your life, e.g. pregnancy, or protecting your body from a sexually transmitted ...

Sexual double standards

Mitch Strang | Evergreen Columnist

November 15, 2013


Filed under Columns

Why is it that when a man sleeps around he is considered a stud, but when a woman does the same she is considered a slut? There has been an increase in the demands from feminists that so-called “slut-shaming” should come to an end so that men and women are viewed as equal regarding the number of sexual p...

Revenge porn websites encourage cruelty

Chelsea Keyes | Evergreen Columnist

November 15, 2013


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Don’t sext, 'cause you’ll get screwed in the end.Revenge porn, also known as involuntary pornography is the act of posting a sexual picture or video of your ex-significant other, without consent, in order to 'get revenge.' There are websites that are dedicated to these disturbing photos, which have p...

Porn is prostitution

Chelsea Keyes | Evergreen Columnist

November 15, 2013


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There's no need to break laws in order to degrade yourself. Plenty of jobs let you do that – and they're legal, too.Our society’s will to fight gender discrimination fails when we allow women to work as strippers, porn stars and bikini baristas. These jobs should not continue as legal and glamor...

Unpaid sexual harassment lawsuits for unpaid employees

Alyssa Reynolds | Evergreen Columnist

November 15, 2013


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Unpaid interns are overexploited and under-protected.Although the future of unpaid internships in the United States is imprecise, it is certain that unpaid interns are not protected from sexual harassment under the Civil Rights Act.With all the controversies surrounding unpaid internships, the most t...

Praying for tolerance

Praying for tolerance

Alyssa Reynolds | Evergreen Columnist

November 15, 2013


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Dear God, here we go again.Prayer should be permissible before any government meeting, yet Christianity is attacked constantly by the media.Arguments before the Supreme Court Wednesday wrestled with the issue of whether prayer before a local government meeting is constitutional. Linda Stephens and Sus...

The benefits of birth control

Marissa Mararac | Evergreen Columnist

November 15, 2013


Filed under Columns

It’s a stressful week of classes and with stress comes zits.  Not all acne care products work for everyone, but for girls one solution is getting on birth control.Every teenage girl or young woman should be on some type of birth control. These substances cannot only be looked at as a way to prevent ...

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