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Feminists must unite and conquer, not divide and be defeated

Driftwood Editorial Staff

March 22

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One of the great divides between feminists is whether or not they are for abortion or anti-abortion. The solution shouldn’t be to say which decision is right or which is wrong, but rather to defend the basis of what feminism stan...

Safe Spaces

Driftwood Editorial Staff

March 15

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The average person pees almost 3,000 times a year. Now, imagine for a large portion of that time, you’re afraid to use the bathroom, that in public place, you feel there is nothing standing between you and verbal or physical hara...

Black History Month

Driftwood Editorial Staff

March 8

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Every February since 1976, Black History Month has been nationally celebrated. But in what some people now consider a "post-racial" world, many question why we still need Black History Month. The election of Barack Obama nine years ...

Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free

Driftwood Editorial Staff

March 8

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Immigration and immigration policy have always been hot-button issues of the American political climate, but rarely are they front and center of the national debate. However, this past year, immigration was perhaps the defining topic ...

America’s political system was tested with Trump’s Muslim ban

Staff

February 8

Filed under Editorial, Opinion

This past week the nation was witness to a prime example of the American political system’s structure, a shining example our founding fathers’ wisdom. A federal judge blocked the Trump administration’s recent ban on Musli...

Hillary Clinton is the obvious choice for president

Staff

November 2

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Hillary Clinton is, objectively, the most qualified presidential candidate in history. The bizarre notion that the country should be run like a business or by someone outside of the political establishment is a misguided and dangerous...

Airbnb ruling a big mistake

Staff

October 26

Filed under Editorial, Opinion

The New Orleans City Council finally voted on the long-delayed bill dealing with short-term rentals on Thursday, Oct. 21. Widely considered to be a landmark decision, the council decided short-term rentals could continue in the...

Living a healthy lifestyle as a college student isn’t easy

Staff

September 28

Filed under Editorial, Opinion

Getting through college isn’t easy. Ask any college student who has been in school for more than a year, and he or she can probably tell you a crazy story regarding some heroic, academic demonstration of willpower - some tall tale t...

Living as a local in a tourist city can be challenging

Staff

September 21

Filed under Editorial, Opinion

Living in New Orleans is a unique experience. Multiple celebrities, including Amy Schumer and Brad Pitt, claim New Orleans as their favorite city. At any given time, however, these tourists make up a huge portion of the city...

It’s getting harder and harder to impress Americans

Staff

September 14

Filed under Editorial, Opinion

This week’s trending media stories focused on Apple’s latest technological releases. These yearly conventions usually have Americans in a frenzy, and while this one was no different, sometimes those of us in a first-world co...

Where do we draw the line?

Staff, Staff

September 6

Filed under Editorial

Early on, we’re warned of the big red line that defines the crossing point between consensual and nonconsensual sex. We know that crossing this line is bad, and with it comes consequences: both legal and moral. We know that i...

NOLA pot ordinance pointless

Driftwood, Staff

August 23

Filed under Editorial, Opinion

Our government is good at giving its citizens the run-around while simultaneously letting the American people believe it is working toward progress, and nothing proves this more than New Orleans’ recent marijuana ordinance. ...

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