Columns

Senior Column: Conquering fears, meeting friends, embracing solitude

When I thought about what I wanted to write to sum up the last four years of my life, my mind was flooded with cliches. How I’ve grown, how this city and...


Voices

Where Gender and Race Differ: Conservatism and the Transgender Identity

In 2015, transgender issues propelled to the forefront of discussion when former Olympian and renowned member of the Jenner-Kardashian family Bruce Jenner revealed that, despite her anatomical appearance, she had always been...


Opinions

The danger behind '13 Reasons Why'

When I was in high school, during the steady popularity of Tumblr, I noticed a growing trend among my peers: depression and self-harm. People would repost images onto their Tumblr pages of...


Guest Columns

Why was there the Civil War?

President Donald Trump recently pondered the history of our nation in an interview with the Washington Examiner. He wondered, “Why was there the Civil War? Why could that one not have been...


Columns

When everyone's a star

If the internet’s taught us anything, it’s that anyone can become famous, so long as they find their niche. In the past few years, pretty nobodies have made lucrative careers as Instagram...


Guest Columns

Letter to the editor: How we make our students safer

Like all my fellow students, I find off-campus safety to be a big deal. We want to reside in and interact with the community without fear, and that should be encouraged. So...


Voices

Senior column: Giovanna Bernardo

Sitting down to write this, I was a little overwhelmed. How do I condense the last four years — in all its blissful fun and true absurdity — into 600 words? I...


Voices

Senior column: Sarah Saad

I want to tell you a funny story about how I fell down in Psych 111, knocked over a girl’s MacBook Air, and ran out of the classroom (if you’re reading this,...


Staff Editorials

Editorial: Cooped up in Couper

For the past four days, students have studied, slept and protested inside the lobby of the Couper Administration Building. They have pledged to remain there until the University agrees to meet their...


Advice Column

Advice 5/1- Mad World

Recently, I’ve been so bummed with all of the terrible news in the world. Between North Korea, Syria and Venezuela, there’s just so much violence and cruelty in the world. I want...