Most people are familiar with the expressions “Take it like a man.” “Man up.” “Be a Man”. But what does the word “man” mean in this context? Being a man in society means facing a multitude of imperceptible challenges. In fact, such conflicts go undetected because of the masks men wear. From a young age, males are told how to feel, or rather, how not to feel by parents, friends, and the media. To elaborate, the vast majority of males suppress emotions because they fear that if their feelin...


Big boys should cry: sof...

by Vanessa Acain

Time to read: 2 minutes
6 days ago

BY CONNOR MCMANIGAL Staff Writer Is there any question that the majority of American media leans left? The idea of unbiased news sources has disappeared into the past; news outlets today are as far away from neutral as possible. If case there was any doubt, Hillary Clinton’s most recent press conference just proved it. I’m not sure how many students paid close attention to the 2012 presidential election, but it ultimately boiled down to a secretly recorded video of Republican candidate ...


Why does Hillary get let...

by Connor McManigal

Time to read: 3 minutes
6 days ago

College campuses have historically been hotbeds of political activity, from the civil rights and anti-war protests of the 1960s to the Occupy and Black Lives Matter movements of the last five years. Educational institutions all over the nation are home to lively debate and strong political expression. Westmont, by contrast, is unsettlingly apolitical. Most of the student body seems content to ignore politics. Professors, transfer students, and visitors remark on how surprisingly uninterested ...


Please get political

by Andrew Greenman

Time to read: 3 minutes
6 days ago