Opinion: A protest against today’s protest

This guest column is written by Trevor Tisdale, a junior studying political science.  Editor’s Note: Speakeasy has chosen to publish this opinion piece on behalf of its relevance, rather than its content. Our publication strives to serve as an open platform for students to voice their opinions on any matter that they feel passionate about. If…

How to survive hOUmecoming weekend

OK! I’m about to share some knowledge with you. HOUmcoming is the best week of the year, any bobcat will tell you, and it’s true. HOUmcoming weekend is this beautiful collab between alum and current students that makes staying up all night long totally worth it. There’s magic in the air and kegs & eggs…

Back Home: Marietta is a spooky, beautiful place

Editor’s note: this is the third post in a series titled “Back Home,” in which Speakeasy writers analyze fondness or distaste for their hometowns while there for winter break. — Marietta, Ohio has always had this weird lure for me. I keep coming back to it – and I’ll probably keep coming back to it as…

Postgrad and post-Speakeasy: I miss Athens (a lot)

Editor’s note: Holly Coletta is a former editor-in-chief who worked with Speakeasy for 4 years before graduating last spring. She’s also a close friend of a lot of folks on Speakeasy’s staff. Here’s some of her words of advice for the cool cats she left behind. I don’t have hometown pride. Four years ago, I…

Speaksleazy: Bars, chest hair and grinding

Welcome to our first round of Speaksleazy: the advice column where two of our staff writers give relationship/sex/weird stupid advice to people who are nice enough to think we can help them with their problems. You have something on your brain about guys? What about females? How about silverback gorilla mating habits? This week, let…