Sanders appeals to wider audience; Republicans must expand reach

Cheyene Miller
Contributing Columnist

Anyone who has even remotely paid attention to the national news media in recent weeks can tell you that Donald Trump is seeking the Republican nomination for president of the U.S. And not only is the billionaire real estate mogul and reality TV star seeking the nomination; he’s dominating all the other Republican candidates in […]

Editorial: Students must rally in support of rape victims

Clothes, alcohol, drugs and circumstances do not make people the victims of rape — other human beings do. Sadly our society does little to combat stigmas that damage rape victims and promote a culture where sexual exploitation exists — what sociologists call “rape culture.” Rape and sexual assault affect every demographic and every area of […]

Lexington brews the best of Kentucky

Art by Ben Wade

Ahoy there, beer snobs! Hope everyone’s getting back into the swing of classes and meetings and all the other thrilling activities that take away from your drinking time. We’re lucky enough to live in a city that holds five of Kentucky’s breweries (the only other real Kentucky contender being Louisville, which has two), so the […]

Parkette’s ‘Poor Boy’ worth parking for

Jamilyn Hall 
assistant opinions editor

Flash back to the fabulous 50s — an era of poodle skirts, checkered decor and great food that is not necessarily healthy. Now imagine this place on present-day New Circle Road. The family-owned Parkette has been featured on Triple D, (Diners, Drive-ins and Dives) with Guy Fieri. Featuring a dine-in garage, Parkette is open Monday […]

Student loans bury graduates’ hopes of success

America: the land of the free, and the home of the anything-but. In case you were not aware of the crippling debt crisis looming over most college graduates, or you have an apathy toward it best demonstrated by the majority of the U.S. Senate, take this moment to appreciate students’ years of hard work — before the cost of […]

Trump is the right-wing Frankenstein’s monster

Matt Young
Contributing Columnist

In truth, I was sick of Donald Trump about 13 minutes into the first episode of “The Apprentice” and changed the channel. It’s only been three days of class, and I’m already sick of hearing about him and tired of being asked about him. So, for my own personal sanity, I’m getting this Trump thing […]