EMILIE SMITH | OPINION COLUMNIST Given the recent political climate, immigration has been a hot topic, resulting in arguments between parties and a rather dramatic government shutdown within the last month. DACA in particular has been causing a great number of issues as President Trump is declaring it unnecessary and looking for ways to remove… Read More DACA
CATE O’BRIEN | OPNION EDITOR I’ve always thought of myself as someone relatively detached from the dangers of technology about which we are so often warned. I was a bit of a technological late bloomer – I didn’t get a smartphone until my senior year of high school and I don’t use social media as… Read More Limiting Distractions
JULIA SERRA | OPINION COLUMNIST In high school I was a little bit of an outcast. I had two, maybe three close friends and even then we didn’t spend much time together outside of classes. I spent most of my time reading in the most secluded corner of the library and feeling anxious about group… Read More Oh The People you Know!
CATE OBRIEN | OPINION EDITOR I usually don’t like writing feminist rants. I feel like they can be scathing and angry and they can make male allies feel attacked even when they’re trying hard to be there for women. I’m also usually concerned that if I get too angry, I’ll continue to stir this… Read More Feminist Rant
ERIKA DITZMAN | OPNION COLUMNIST Titled as a “War on Science” by The New York Times, Donald Trump has taken what Scientific American views as a “hostile stance toward the scientific community.” With drastic budget cuts to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), eliminating over 50 programs, and the president’s denial of Global Warming, withdrawing the… Read More Trumping Science
ERIKA DITZMAN | OPINION COLUMNIST Gender pertains to the differentiation of masculine and feminine characteristics. Traditionally, the male assumes dominance within societal hierarchy, while the female falls to a more submissive position. Often confused with sex, a term describing chromosomal orientation, these characteristics become associated with the biology versus human potential. Furthermore, a third component,… Read More Defy Standards
JULIA SERRA | OPNION EDITOR In the search for authenticity that comes with the transition into adulthood, I’ve found a beaming desire to “lead a full life.” It’s a phrase thrown around in corny movies and plastered on the covers of self-help books. We’ve all heard it, most of us desire it, but what does… Read More Surviving in Nothingness