• Follow The Advance online @KWUAdvance
  • »Make sure to check the Advance social media pages for updates
You Are Here: Home » Opinion (Page 2)

It’s not the Heat, It’s the Harassment

It is no secret that the United States presidential election has been heated from the beginning. With Donald Trump’s recent victory, many would like to believe that the angry rhetoric and violent attacks on both politicians and civilians would start to cool down. However, this has not been the case. Scrolling through any social media outlets, one easily comes across posts that emphasize that the election wa ...

Read more

Sticky Situation

Have you ever sat in gum and ruined a new pair of jeans? Or even an old pair that you loved? I know I have and it’s terrible. I feel as though I have ruined my jeans forever. However, that is not the case. There is a simple and quick way to remove gum from your clothes. Es on, and and ice cube. To begin this gum removal process you will need to grab the area of clothing in which the gum has embedded itself. ...

Read more

Surgery

Kansas Wesleyan is known for having a large amount of student athletes as a part of their student body. Now, there is a lot that goes in to being a student athlete, especially in college. Many things need to be done and there is not a whole lot of time to do them. Imagine getting something else added on top of classes, athletics, and work. Imagine dealing with a major surgery or injury and having to miss sc ...

Read more

When does Pain Become too Much: Should Physician-Assisted Suicide be an Option?

Gold medal winning Marieke Vervoort stated that she is considering euthanasia after the conclusion of the Rio games. This has sparked a large deal of controversy in the world, as there is difference of opinion on whether she should have the right to end her own life. Speaking to Le Parisien, she said: "Everybody sees me laugh with my gold medal, but no one sees the dark side. I suffer greatly, sometimes sle ...

Read more

Disability Debate: #DisabilityTooWhite

Think about disability in the media. Who are the disabled characters in movies? TV shows? What comes to mind? Rain Man? Grey's Anatomy? Breaking Bad? The disabled characters in these are all white. Sure there are disabled people of color portrayed in media, yet they are fewer and far less known. The truth is in the media and in the world disabilities are portrayed as white. The hashtag #DisabilityTooWhite w ...

Read more

Coyote Crossing; The Battle of the walk through or the walk around

They say the shortest distance between two points is a straight line. So when you are running late for class, don’t you think you should take the shortest distance to your class? What if it means disrespecting your school's property, would you still do it? This controversy has been emphasized at Kansas Wesleyan over the past few years. The underlying question is: why do people take the fast way? Are there a ...

Read more

A Child of Divorced Parents

The holidays are a crazy time already, but having parents who are divorced can make it even crazier. Growing up with divorced parents was a blessing and a burden. Sure it has its perks during the holidays like two sets of presents for Christmas, two Thanksgiving dinners, two boxes of chocolate on Valentine’s day, but it can also leave you in a really tight spot. My family has always been extremely loving, w ...

Read more

Web Exclusive: Hillary’s Campaign: Too Old? Sick? Or Sick in the Head?

Hillary Clinton struck with pneumonia! She should have been struck across the face! "I just want to get this over and done with and get back on trail as soon as possible." (Clinton) 15 years after the tragedy of 9/11, at the New York Memorial Event, Clinton has yet again made the day more about herself than that of the souls lost on that day. Yes, Hillary! We get it you are up about 4 percent on the electio ...

Read more

In Like Flynn: The Grease Theory

During the 1978 classic, Grease, the song Summer Nights by Olivia Newton-John and John Travolta reveals a theory that fans are going crazy over. In the song, John Travolta sings the line “I saved her life, she nearly drowned,” and the theory is that Travolta, or Danny, never saved her life and she did drown in the ocean. This means that the rest of the film would be about Danny daydreaming of how their scho ...

Read more

Harambe: A stronger issue

On May 28, 2016, an endangered silverback gorilla named Harambe, was killed after a three year old boy climbed into the gorilla’s cage. Fearing for the toddlers safety, the Cincinnati Zoo made the tough decision to shoot their gorilla. The media used the event as a huge cash cow as American citizens began to debate what side was right. While many believe it is the fault of the parents for not watching over ...

Read more