Articles by: Abby Buchanan

Opinion: Online media creates political echo chambers

Opinion: Online media creates political echo chambers

April 1, 2019 at 11:20 am 0 comments

Whenever I discuss politics with my mothers we tend to run into trouble fully understanding each other’s perspectives. This trouble of bridging the gap between our politics has made me question how our understanding of the world could be so different while experiencing the same current events. Each of ourRead More

Spring into DMACC showcases on campus clubs and services

Spring into DMACC showcases on campus clubs and services

February 27, 2019 at 11:40 am 0 comments

On Wednesday, Feb. 6, the Student Activity Council held its Spring into DMACC event in the Building 5 student center. Around 30 student clubs and school resources set up tables to showcase a variety of the activities, support services, and opportunities available at DMACC. Some of the displays included informationRead More

Opinion: The wage gap isn’t what you think it is … Or is it?

Opinion: The wage gap isn’t what you think it is … Or is it?

February 27, 2019 at 11:28 am 0 comments

The wage gap has become a heavily-contested, hot-button issue with the rising clash of ‘SJW liberal snowflakes rekt’ YouTube compilations from anti-feminists, and a ‘#woke’ Twitter culture holding politics and individuals under a left-leaning microscope. Of course we have all heard the long-standing statistic that women make 75 to 82Read More

Opinion: An argument for legalizing recreational marijuana

Opinion: An argument for legalizing recreational marijuana

February 4, 2019 at 12:50 pm 0 comments

Over time, states have slowly begun decriminalizing, and even legalizing the recreational use of marijuana. What once was met with scare tactics and propaganda (e.g., “Reefer Madness,” 1936) has increasingly been perceived as a drug comparable to alcohol. The National Institute on Drug Abuse suggests that marijuana is the mostRead More

DMACC instructor aims to curb exploitation, abuse with “Platinum House”

DMACC instructor aims to curb exploitation, abuse with “Platinum House”

February 1, 2019 at 11:56 am 0 comments

Women entering the adult film industry are often vulnerable to predatory behavior and abuse from people who are referred to as agents or managers. These supervisors not only find potential shoots for the women, but often search for new recruits to introduce into the industry.  According to the documentary “HotRead More