About Noah Wingard

Noah Wingard is a junior at UWT, majoring in environmental science and writing opinion pieces for the Ledger. Outside of the classroom, Noah enjoys hiking, skiing, writing, and having long drawn-out discussions regarding politics and socio-cultural issues.

Opinion: The US is stuck in a sand trap

Recent conflicts in Syria have de­stabilized the Middle East more than any other event since the invasion of Iraq in 2003. The sectarian violence has left Syria struggling to fight ISIS and other ter...

Opinion: Women are funny, get over it

Much of the public is well aware of big name male comedians, such as George Carlin, Louis C.K., Dave Chap­pelle, Jim Gaffigan, and many others. We are also well aware of female co­medians such as Tin...

Opinion: The high road is the best road

It seems that more and more po­litical subgroups and social justice movements are beginning to take on more aggressive tactics to protest against their opposition. In many cases, especially after the...