Being politically correct

By: Alex Hale ~Staff Writer~ Post-presidential election I decided to try and figure out what was going on in America and why my party had lost so terribly. So, I took a stroll over to a figure online that has been banned from Twitter, is known to be a provocateur and more recently was evacuated from UC Berkeley where violent protests took place against him. The man I’m referring to is Milo Yiannopoulos. To be crystal clear from the start, I am repulsed by his ideas, but for the sake of the Democratic Party, I would advise all left leaning … Continue reading Being politically correct

Advice: Politeness doesn’t hurt A defense of political correctness

By: Luke Byerly ~Copy Editor~ In light of the recent primary election and the rise of GOP frontrunner Donald Trump, the issue of political correctness has entered into a strange gray area. Trump does not worry about being politically correct. In fact, he admits to thinking political correctness is a problem in modern politics. What’s more concerning, however, is the warm reception this has with people, some of whom applaud Trump’s disregard for being politically correct. We use politically correct terms to not offend people or groups in our society. Not using politically correct terms doesn’t mean people are trying … Continue reading Advice: Politeness doesn’t hurt A defense of political correctness