A.J. James


Sexual assault knows no bounds

With the rise of conversations about sexual violence, particularly on college campuses, I’d like to posit this column as a reminder that sexual assault affects every demographic of communities, to include those who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer or hold other similar identities (LGBTQ+). ...

Respecting the dignity of all jobs

The way in which we conceptualize labor through the lens of capitalism has supremely failed us. “Little Johnny, what do you want to be when you grow up?” the teacher prods.

Some students must fight back harder against becoming another number

On a campus of nearly 37,000, it sure can feel lonely. Most people have experienced the frustration of the Starbucks Line of Death on a busy Monday morning, and many have fallen prey to the 30-minute wait for food in the Ferg, but a very small percentage of people may know what it is like to feel ...

Students must collectively work to beat the textbook system

The rising costs of textbooks should be of no surprise to any college student. Many of us have experienced the pain of shelling out $200 for a single book, which to our disappointment we discovered to only have been referenced once throughout the entire semester.