CategoryFaceoffs

FACEOFF: Allow guns on campus

As the Mayans put it, 2012 will be “the end of the world.” While the Earth may still be rotating on its axis, the world of guns as we know it may have started to end. As the talk of the Aurora, Colo. shooting died down, we were faced with yet another massacre — one that left 20 children and six adults dead at Sandy Hook elementary school in Newtown, Conn.

FACEOFF : Keep guns off campus

In response to the Sandy Hook school shooting, the National Rifles Association is sticking by its guns — both figuratively and literally. “The only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun,” said Wayne LaPierre, the organization’s executive vice president.

FACEOFF: Foul language in the classroom

Using foul language in the classroom isn’t such a “no-no” anymore. It could be due to students’ lack of respect for authority or professors trying to relate to the generation they are teaching. Or, maybe it’s just that some professors don’t care about acting professionally in class.