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Forsyth & Speare

April 25, 2015
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The media nowadays is incredibly and inherently flawed. We sit back and allow ourselves to be exposed to warped or partial versions of the truth told to us by “news” teams. Big-name news stations can no longer be trusted to produce the entire truth and people have to scramble to find other outlets....

Let’s Play the Blame Game

March 15, 2015
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If you've been alive lately you heard about the N word song, sung by members of the SAE frat of the University of Oklahoma. On their way to one of their events, the members were recorded singing that there would never be a black person in their organization. What's worse, is that one of the lyrics to...

My Pick for Oxford SGA President: Shoba Patel

My Pick for Oxford SGA President: Shoba Patel

Justin Ian Sia, Co-Editor-in-Chief
March 4, 2015
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Please note that the views expressed in this editorial piece do not reflect the views of the Oxford Spokesman staffwriters. These are my views alone without staff collaboration.   Hello Oxford, Many students know that I have been hesitant to publicly endorse a candidate in the upcoming SGA pre...

You’re not Racist, You’re just Ignorant

Nickholas King, Staff Writer
November 24, 2014
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Despite the high education atmosphere of this school, it seems as if though a large portion of the Oxford student body is nearly oblivious. For some, this is there first time being in an environment with so many ethnically diverse people, and while interacting with them is easy for some, others fail...

Thankful Consumerism

Shoba Jacob, Staff Writer
November 24, 2014
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With Thanksgiving break just a few days away, the excitement on Oxford’s campus is practically tangible. Students have begun packing their bags and finishing last minute assignments, ready to have a break from tests, papers, and classes. Thanksgiving break brings together many exciting things- good...

6 Reasons You Need to Read the News

Carissa Goodwin, Staff Writer
November 17, 2014
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Being informed goes beyond textbooks and labs. Reading the news should become a habit to educate you about the world beyond what can be graphed and tested. With countless ways we can access the news nowadays through apps and websites, there is little excuse not to stay informed. From the New York Times...

Feeling Stressed? These Lifestyle Changes May Help!

Ravi Patel, Staff Writer
November 10, 2014
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Amongst the course registration hunger-games, worries about fulfilling major requirements, and preoccupations about upcoming finals and getting “good” grades, many college students are probably feeling STRESSED (with emphasis on the capital letters) at this point in the semester. Although the dai...

8 Reasons YOU Need to Vote

8 Reasons YOU Need to Vote

Jordana Mancini, Staff Writer
October 27, 2014
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  November 4th is exactly eight days away, and with it comes a renewal of governors, federal and state senators, representatives, judges, commissioners, county officials and a slew of new state amendments and propositions. Has this sentence excited you beyond belief yet? I thought not. While current voter pa...

On Disease and Carcinogens: Red Meat vs Vegetarianism

On Disease and Carcinogens: Red Meat vs Vegetarianism

Savonce Lawrence, Staff Writer
October 20, 2014
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When most people hear the word vegetarian or vegan, they think of rainbow-loving nature enthusiasts who constantly rally about Paleolithic eating habits, animal cruelty, and the conservation of Mother Earth. Through research and study, my view is that non-vegetarians on a processed meat diet (bacon,...

A Series on the Abridgment of Speech

October 6, 2014
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This op-ed is intended as the first in a series of articles on the importance of uninhibited free speech in the context of Emory University’s campuses. In the General Assembly meeting of the Emory SGA this Monday, the legislature heard the introduction of Resolution 48sl02. This resolution calls for t...

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