Keep It In Your Pants

Throughout history, men have felt entitled to women’s bodies. Today, this entitlement often translates to the sharing of pictures of genitalia, especially without invitation. After a couple of conversations surrounding the topic of so-called dick pics, The Acorn decided to conduct a poll to see how often people receive unsolicited pictures of a penis. The results were disappointing, but not at all surprising. Of the … Continue reading Keep It In Your Pants

Rape in India: Justice for the Victims

By Ellie Kreidie   There are few stories that bring a tear to the eye. In today’s world, where there are dozens of conflicts and wars affecting the lives of millions of people, the pain suffered by our fellow human beings always consumes me when I hear their heartbreaking stories. Yet, the emotion never leaves me due to the sheer number of stories I’ve heard that … Continue reading Rape in India: Justice for the Victims

Physician-assisted suicide: A morally acceptable decision

By Brett Harmon Suicidal thoughts are commonly linked to feelings of depression, life events and mental disorders. Every year Americans are informed of high suicide rates, which leads people to believe it’s a socially acceptable option. While troubling by itself, this thought process should not detract from the fact that physician-assisted suicide has its place in a humane and compassionate society. Physician-assisted suicide typically involves … Continue reading Physician-assisted suicide: A morally acceptable decision

A Non-Nuclear Korean Peninsula

By David Giacomini With the semester coming to an end, college students have many more immediate things to worry about than keeping up with the news. But the last few weeks have been full of interesting news stories. FBI raids in New York City, the NFL draft and William and Kate having a new royal baby. But the thing that has captured my attention the … Continue reading A Non-Nuclear Korean Peninsula

In the Face of Vandalism

By Matthew Ludak When I opened my email and read that the Black Lives Matter sign, which had been on display in Seminary Hall, had been vandalized, I was many things, but not surprised. And after talking it over with several friends and fellow students, I quickly realized that nobody else seemed that surprised either. Sure, there was a general sense of angry disappointment, but … Continue reading In the Face of Vandalism

Ibtihaj Muhammad Comes to Drew

On The New York Times’ Evening Briefing of April 25, the newspaper highlighted key stories of Trump’s Muslim Travel Ban, Colin Kaepernick and female Olympian rights. Thirty minutes later, almost in perfect sync, Ibtihaj Muhammad entered the Concert Hall to give a talk on topics that more than ever are relevant to the Drew community. Drew’s Muslim Student Association invited Muhammad, a saber fencer in … Continue reading Ibtihaj Muhammad Comes to Drew

Suicide Prevention Week

By Mike McCurry Along the paths of Drew, 1,100 little white flags have been braving the harsh weather. But what are the flags for you might ask? Those small perseverant flags represent the 1,100 college students who take their own lives each year. To raise awareness for suicide prevention month, Drew DV8 has adorned the paths with these flags along with informational posters in efforts … Continue reading Suicide Prevention Week

The Great Thing About Love, Simon

By Diana Karamourtopoulos SPOILER ALERT! If you haven’t seen “Love, Simon” then go see it, right now. “Love, Simon” is a win for the LGBTQ+ community, providing them with much needed representation on the big screen. And while Nick Robinson is great in the lead role, it is important that queer roles are filled by people who identify with their characters. We can find this … Continue reading The Great Thing About Love, Simon

A Reflection of Its Time: Women Are Still Underrepresented

Time Magazine released its list of the 100 Most Influential people of 2018 on Thursday, April 19. This year’s list honors 14-year-old Millie Bobby Brown, making her the youngest honoree in history, and also has a record number of 45 women. This is a historic moment and hopefully, it serves its purpose to reshape the view society has of strong women. However, for all of … Continue reading A Reflection of Its Time: Women Are Still Underrepresented