Online Only – Letter: Clockwork-Orangin’ kids

Editor, the Gauntlet,Pro-life pridefully takes her place behind the podium for her opening remarks: She points her fingers at judges, her esteemed opponent, administrators and the audience. In her hysterical screams she labels us child killers, complacent with genocide in our midst. She runs and then, from within the shadow of campus security, produces a… Continue reading Online Only – Letter: Clockwork-Orangin’ kids

The philosophy of needles

It’s flu season and if you haven’t already heard the rolling thunder of melodious sneezes in your classes, you may have at least noticed a few Rudolphs around campus. Better yet, you may have a flu or cold yourself. How glorious is it when oodles of work weigh down upon your weary shoulders and you… Continue reading The philosophy of needles

Letter: The trouble with rape jokes

Editor, the Gauntlet, “Wow, that midterm test raped me.” Walking down the halls of the university, how many times do you hear this comment tossed around so frivolously? How many times have you yourself uttered this phrase? Have you ever stopped and thought about the implications behind your words? Sexual assault statistics show that one… Continue reading Letter: The trouble with rape jokes

Gingers getting kicked – why do people take jokes so seriously?

Our generation is slowly becoming more and more sensitive about each other’s feelings. In our day and age, political correctness is a must to avoid offending anyone. We have established laws to protect each other from the lethal smoke of cigarettes, enforced helmets and vast arrays of safety gear on most vehicles and have laws… Continue reading Gingers getting kicked – why do people take jokes so seriously?