Category: Opinions

Posted on: October 30, 2023 Posted by: wpengine Comments: 0

Letter to the Editor: In support of Palestine

Photo courtesy of Pexels Outside contributor  SUBMISSION POLICY: All submissions should be typed and letters to the editor must include the author’s name and email address. Anonymous submissions will not be accepted.By submitting content to The Glacier, the sender acknowledges that they represent and warrant all rights to the content. They agree to indemnify and hold harmless Moraine Valley Community College, The Glacier, hosts, affiliates, officers, readers or employees from any liability, damage or cost.…

Posted on: September 17, 2023 Posted by: Marcus Collins Comments: 0

COLUMN: Corporate greed dominates the world of video games

             Photo by Marcus Collins Video games, movies, TV shows, and any other forms of media entertainment are works of art. Massive big-budget products like +AAA games from big name studios require time, patience, and love for the project. You cannot rush art because when you do that you end up with sloppiness that shows you didn’t show enough care for your work. Writing, whether it’s a script or code…

Posted on: May 13, 2023 Posted by: Glacier Staff Comments: 0

Your Take…on TikTok’s influence on music

Hosted by Juan Carbajal, Opinion Editor; Produced by Aidan McGuire, News Editor TikTok serves as a major boost for small artists to become widely known, but at what cost? This week, Juan Carbajai walks through Moraine’s Spring Fest to get Your Take on TikTok’s influence on music.

Posted on: April 24, 2023 Posted by: Glacier Staff Comments: 0

Your Take…on student debt cancellation

Graphic by Emily Stephens Hosted by Juan Carbajal, Opinion Editor; Produced by Aidan McGuire, News Editor With student debt cancellation in the news, Juan Carbajal takes to the halls of Moraine Valley to get your opinions on this topic and how student loans influence your education decisions. This is Your Take…on student debt cancellation.

Posted on: April 13, 2023 Posted by: Glacier Staff Comments: 0

Editorial: Starbucks union crackdowns brew injustice for labor movements

Graphic by Emily Stephens By Glacier Editorial Board When grabbing your cold brews, espressos, and frappuccinos from Starbucks, you may feel like you are supporting social inclusivity. Your eyes might catch workers—from drive-thru to front counter—in their own gay pride, trans rights, and BLM gear. In fact, the company itself has produced merchandise based on these movements and has a history of donating to some of them. But one piece…

Posted on: April 9, 2023 Posted by: Glacier Staff Comments: 0

20 years since Iraq invasion: America’s foreign defense actions contradict ideals

“You are either with us, or you are with the terrorists.”  “My belief is we will, in fact, be greeted as liberators.”  “The biggest threat facing America is terrorists with weapons of mass destruction.” It has been 20 years since these phrases were used by the George W. Bush administration to fire up public emotion and build the case for starting a major chapter in the global war on terror:…

Posted on: April 2, 2023 Posted by: Glacier Staff Comments: 0

Your Take…on banning TikTok

Graphic by Emily Stephens Hosted by Juan Carbajal, Opinion Editor; Produced by Aidan McGuire, News Editor With Congress once again discussing a potential ban of the popular social media app, we took to the halls of Moraine Valley to get your take on whether TikTok should be banned.

Posted on: March 26, 2023 Posted by: Glacier Staff Comments: 0

Editorial: Lab leak theory shows dangers of putting tribalism over science

Graphic by Emily Stephens By Glacier Editorial Board For more than three years, we’ve heard it from a little bit of everywhere. From our friends and family mentioning it in passing. Die-hard MAGA conservatives screaming in all caps on Facebook. Jon Stewart letting his wit speak on the idea while on Stephen Colbert’s show. Joe Rogan throwing it out there on podcast after podcast. Three years of hearing about the…