With recent intense backlash against the slaying of Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe by an American dentist, Walter Palmer, illegal hunting has been in the spotlight — and for good reason. Palmer lured Cecil out of a national park to just outside the barriers where the hunt was legal. It’s easy to see why people […]

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To honor a man who valued education above many things seems fitting. To erect a statue of such a man in front of a university is only appropriate. However, to honor Cecil Rhodes at the University of Cape Town in South Africa is absolutely unfitting. His statue has been taken down, and rightly so. It […]

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By Brooke Jackson-Glidden, Staff Writer @bufoodist When Lady Gaga decided to tour South Africa in 2012, she landed on an opening act she thought would be appropriate for the area: Die Antwoord. Die Antwoord was a somewhat-successful local rap group with a “similar” bizarre image. Die Antwoord disagreed. In response to her offer, they released […]

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