Marriage act unconstitutional

Eighty-three-year-old Edith “Edie” Windsor had been engaged to her partner, Thea Spyer, for 40 years before they finally married in Canada in 2007. Two years later when Spyer died, Windsor was not...

Con: Should the minimum wage be increased?

In his 2013 State of the Union address, President Barack Obama proposed raising the minimum wage from $7.25 to $9 an hour by 2015. In reality, such a move would ruin the chances of teenagers getting jobs and...

Pro: Should the minimum wage be increased?

For most people, the words “minimum wage” evoke images of teenagers taking orders or bussing tables for money to pay for car insurance or movie tickets. Now, however, the Great Recession has forced...

Is anything dirtier than a Dirty Bird?

As many of you probably know, we here at West have started something big. It’s a thing that I like to call the Dirty Birds. This season we have epito-mized what a student section should really be:...