Archive for the ‘Opinions’ Category

United Nations Affirms Human Right to Body Autonomy

Monday, December 10th, 2012

The United Nations Population Fund added to its declaration of human rights last week. In addition to universal human rights to education, clean water and free marriage, humans everywhere now theoretically have the right to contraceptive methods. According to Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, executive director of the U.N. Population Fund, “Family planning has…
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Fiscal Cliff Calamity

Monday, December 10th, 2012

With the election now over, there is a much bigger crisis looming over the horizon.  This is the much talked about fiscal cliff that is set to happen January 2013. Indeed, if Democrats and Republicans do not reach a budget deal by that date, then income taxes for almost everyone…
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The Bright Side of the Apocalypse

Monday, December 10th, 2012

The semester is ending, Saint Xavier! As you make that last push through final exams you can look forward to a month-long break filled with friends, family and the complete, unmitigated destruction of the earth and all life within it! Yeah! In case you have not heard by now, the…
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Students Come First

Monday, December 10th, 2012

Saint Xavier’s Board of Trustees have adopted a new vision for the university. “Vision 2017” outlines six major goals to improve the university over the course of the next five years. In its second goal, the university plans to better use its available resources. This effort includes creating more environmentally…
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