Confessions of a Marxist

Confessions of a Marxist

Malachi Dray, Guest Writer

January 30, 2014

(The views expressed below are solely the opinion of Malachi Dray and do not represent the views of the Howler. As a forum for free expression The Howler strives to represent diverse student opinions.) It is clear to any eye that we live in a broken world, where oppression rejoices and mercy struggles to keep pa...

Just How Likely are You to be Victimized by School Related Violence?

(From right to left) It is more likely to die from hot tap water, have identical quadruplets, and be sentenced to death than die in a school shooting.

Jack Howard and Logan Smith

January 23, 2014

Recently, concerns over the safety of those who regularly attend educational institutions have arisen in response to recent school shootings that have occurred, namely the tragic events at Sandy Hook. As a result there has been a slew of new rules and safety precautions put in place that will supposedly...

5 Albums That Changed My Life

5 Albums That Changed My Life

Brody Coronelli, Arts & Entertainment Editor

December 12, 2013

To me, music has always been a measure of where of where I'm at as a person, or what I'm dealing with. The bands, artists, and music scenes I've grown along with and have become apart of have contributed to myself more than any person I've met, or any place I've found myself in thus far. Below are five...

Walmart: Capitalism Gone Wrong

Community and labor groups demonstrate outside a Walmart store in Lakeside on Black Friday, Nov. 29, 2013. They were protesting the nation's largest retailer on the busiest shopping day of the year.

Oliver Ullman, Staff Reporter

December 6, 2013

Walmart, well-known for being one of the worst employers in the nation, has been berated from every demographic for it’s near-criminal treatment of it’s employees. Known for providing abysmal pay for its employees, taking out life-insurance policies on its workers, and then keeping it the payouts,...

The Invaluable Art of Journalism: Staff Editorial

The Invaluable Art of Journalism: Staff Editorial

Monarch Howler

November 7, 2013

Humans all have a fundamental need to understand the world around us. For many, in the age of the internet we turn to Facebook or Twitter for our news and information about what is happening in the world today, but true journalism sometimes gets lost in the endless chasm of the internet among so man...

Don’t Pay College Athletes: Education Should be Main Concern

Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel watches the action at the AT&T Cotton Bowl game in Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas on January 24, 2013. Manziel reportedly autographed multiple pictures and had been paid for it, however there was no hard evidence of the money being paid to him. As a consequence, he was unable to play the first half of Texas A&M’s first football game against Rice to start the 2013-2014 season.

Will Petersen, Co-Sports Editor

October 1, 2013

Free school through athletic scholarships should enough for college athletes. There has been talk recently about whether the deal NCAA athletes get from their scholarship is enough. Some say that they deserve to be paid while others like myself believe that NCAA athletes should go through college wit...

Electoral Escapade

President Barack Obama, right, and Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, left, debated at Lynn University in Boca Raton, Florida on Monday, October 22, 2012. Bob Schieffer is the moderator.

Malachi Dray, Contributor

November 6, 2012

When Americans go to the polls on Tuesday the 6th, they will not be democratically electing their head of state, but rather partaking in the hack, outdated scam known as the Electoral College. The majority of voters will not choose their president for the next four years; in fact the majority of voters...

Fact-Checking The Truths and Lies of Foreign Policy

Republican presidential candidat Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama shake hands at the end of the last debate at Lynn University in Boca Raton, Florida on Monday, October 22, 2012.

Will Petersen, Co-Sports Editor

November 6, 2012

On Monday, October 22nd, Republican candidate Mitt Romney and our current Democratic president, Barack Obama, met in Boca Raton, Florida for the third and final Presidential Debate, the main theme being Foreign Policy. Countries such as Iran, Iraq, Israel, Pakistan, Russia and even remarks about Osama...

Romney and Obama Discuss Leadership, Middle East, and Other Issues in Final Debate

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney listens as President Barack Obama makes a point during the final presidential debate at Lynn University in Boca Raton, Florida on Monday, October 22, 2012. Bob Schieffer was the moderator.

October 22, 2012

President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney met for one final presidential debate on Monday, October 22nd, at Lynn University in Boca Raton, Florida. This debate was perhaps most crucial of the three, as a poll done by  NBC News and the Wall Street Journal last week showed the popular vote was t...

Presidential Debate #3: What to Watch For

President Barack Obama, right, and Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney shake hands at the start of their second presidential debate on October 16th. The candidates meet for a third and final debate on Monday, October 22nd at 7 pm MST at Lynn University in Boca Raton, Florida

Charlie Light, Co-Editor-in-Chief

October 21, 2012

Governor Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama will meet for one final debate on Monday, October 22nd beginning at 7 pm Mountain Standard Time. This debate should prove critical in the election, which will take place in just 16 days. Mitt Romney has closed the gap in the polls over the last couple of...

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