Issue: Transylvania University notified the professional student media adviser of its student publication, Tom Martin of The Rambler, that it would be severely cutting The Rambler’s budget and ending stipends for all students on staff. Martin was told he would be replaced by an unpaid facult…
Issue: WKU has decided to end its relationship with its Confucius Institute after being denied a waiver from the U.S. Department of Defense that would allow the university to receive outside funding for both the Confucius Institute and Chinese Flagship Program.
Issue: Journalism is under attack all across America, and #SaveStudentNewsrooms Day serves as an important reminder that college newspapers are not exempt from being subjected to this widespread ridicule
Issue: Mental health illnesses continue to plague young adults, and not all who experience these problems get the help they need despite the growing awareness around issues like depression and anxiety.
Issue: The majority of college students are expected to have completed an internship by their graduation, but many unpaid internships prevent students from being able to gain what is now often viewed as necessary experience.Our Stance: An unpaid internship limits the demographic of people of…
Issue: Many universities in the United States have cut ties with Confucius Institutes over the in recent years, and WKU’s long-term commitment to its Confucius Institute is both peculiar and could be a possible threat to its Chinese Flagship Program.
Issue: WKU’s Student Government Association is creating a resolution to remove a Civil War marker located in front of the Kentucky Museum which recognizes Bowling Green was the Confederate State’s capital of Kentucky.
Issue: Nearly everyone in today’s society constantly relies on their smartphones without considering the damages constant cellphone use can do to their social skills.
Issue: Many students feel like they are falling short in their college career if they take longer than the standard four years to graduate from a university.
Issue: Gov. Matt Bevin’s comment about Kentuckians being “soft” for canceling school was another example of him spreading anti-education rhetoric which matches his policies, hindering higher education across the state.
The Issue: Student journalists are often overlooked and under-supported by the communities they are trying to benefit. Accusations of amateurism, “fake news” and irrelevance wrongly discredit the impactful journalism done by students both at the Herald and across the country.Our Stance: Stud…