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Simonson Says: Breastfeeding in public is not obscene

Breastfeeding, and breasts in general, is not my favorite subject. This will probably be the most I’ve ever talked about either one, because they’re just of no particular interest to me. However, a lot of you might have seen the FOX 13 article by Nineveh Dinha about Haven Bare, a young mother who was breastfeeding […]

I’ve addressed the negative misconceptions about feminism in this column before, but that time, I mostly just looked at the fact that it is perceived negatively and suggested that maybe people just don’t understand what it is. Well, I’ve noticed some rather hostile posts on Facebook and across the Web lately that I’m sure are […]

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Weber State students are no strangers to commuting. Some of you drive down here and back from Salt Lake every day, or even farther. Others take public transit every day. If you fall into the latter category, you probably do this to save gas money, or to be environmentally friendly. I, however, am one of […]

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For Weber State students who aren’t taking summer classes, it’s been summer break for more than a month now, yet it hasn’t really felt like it until the last couple days. It never really feels like summer until June, so I feel like our summer break is just now kicking off. I’ve already crossed off […]

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In keeping with today’s Viewpoint, I’d like to pay homage to a great person the world lost this week. Some of you might wonder why so much is being made of the death of Roger Ebert, why celebrities tweeted in droves after news broke of his death, when he was “just a film critic.” Well, […]

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Monday marks the 101st anniversary of one of history’s most famous disasters. As if any of us need reminding, the RMS Titanic took 1,502 people with it when it struck an iceberg and sank on April 15, 1912 . . . and actually, some of us do need reminding, if the vast popularity of the […]

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