Opinion

Feminism Voices

As a continuation of Opinion’s “Modern Feminism” piece, the Smoke Signal has compiled voices from MSJ students about their thoughts on feminism and gender equality….


Guest Graphic Opinions

The Smoke Signal received more submissions than we were able to accommodate in our print issue. Below are additional graphic opinions submitted by MSJ students….


Cultural Mis-appropriation

By: Staff Writer Vivian Liu   Katy Perry’s artistic license has covered everything from California girls to extraterrestrials. That’s why at the 2013 American Music…


How SOTU Applies to Us

By: Anand Balaji   Read our student poll data report on SOTU here. The State of the Union address is one of the most powerful…



The Importance of Movies

By: Purvi Goel   Be careful where your eyes go. That’s the hack to life, love, and studying. Wandering eyes are dangerous when it comes…


Guest Graphic Opinions

The Smoke Signal received more submissions than we were able to accommodate in our print issue. Below are additional graphic opinions submitted by MSJ students. We hope…


Unreliable Rankings

By: Anita Alem The US News and World Report recently released their high school rankings, along with the Daily Beast and Newsweek rankings. MSJ ranked…


Guest Graphic Opinions

The Smoke Signal received more submissions than we were able to accommodate in our print issue. Below are additional graphic opinions submitted by MSJ students. We hope…


How Would MSJ Vote?

Krisis: Looking at all the headlines, it seems the campaign trail has shifted from the GOP race for the nominee to the general election. Once…