ERIKA DITZMAN | OPINION COLUMNIST While a college education is extremely important, it is about that time in the semester when students begin to feel the stress and dread of upcoming midterms once more. As the weather becomes more tolerable, no one can seem to resist relishing outside in the warm and beautiful sunshine upon… Read More Wellness First
CATE O’BRIEN | OPINION EDITOR Upset is not the right word to describe the country after the shooting in Florida. It was a shock, and I think both sides of the gun control argument agree that something needs to be done. I could take this time to talk about how important I think it is… Read More Scapegoating Mental Illness
EMILIE SMITH | OPNION COLUMNIST The recent shooting at the Florida high school brought into question something that had been pushed to the political agenda recently: gun violence. No matter your side of the political spectrum, everyone can agree that the event was a tragedy. Injuries, deaths and the destruction of many lives is never… Read More Gun Control
ERIKA DITZMAN | OPINION COLUMNIST Censorship is defined by the American Civil Liberties Union as “the suppression of words, images or ideas that are are offensive,” happening “whenever some people succeed in imposing their personal, political or moral values on others.” Occurring on a variety of different levels, from the government and booming corporations to… Read More Censorship
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!