Columns

The left should increase pressure for medical and utility debt relief

After months of talk about student loan forgiveness floating around the West Wing, millions of current and former college attendees had their nervous anticipation come to a close on Aug. 24 when...


Columns

Recent legislative wins increase midterm odds for Democrats

It is a nearly impossible feat for the incumbent party to perform well during low-turnout special elections before midterms. But in a really bizarre twist, especially considering U.S. President Joe Biden’s low...


Opinions

The 2022-23 season could be the Premier League’s most exciting in years

The 2021-22 season in the Premier League was the first time the league had witnessed a proper title race in some time. Manchester City and Liverpool, two fantastic squads in their own...


Opinions

Modern picture books offer wisdom to all ages

Quick! What was the last picture book you read? When did you read it? For most individuals in college and beyond, the answer to these questions would most likely involve a book...


Columns

Carbon offset is an insidious lie

Ever heard a company advertise that they’re going “carbon neutral” in the near future? If you’re reading this column online, you probably have. Carbon neutrality is a popular new marketing phrase that’s...


Staff Editorials

Editorial: The fight for abortion access isn't over

In the two months since the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade on June 24, 2022, the decision has been countered by a wave of fierce activism in attempt to protect...


Columns

Viewers fail to understand real-world relevance of "Black Widow"

For the past decade, Marvel has owned the movie box office, producing blockbuster after blockbuster. But since their Infinity Saga ended with Avengers: Endgame, many of their productions have been controversial to...


Columns

Media should emphasize environmental progress

The tremendous weight of how hopeless humans feel toward saving their planet overpowers any desire to act. Thinking back to news stories I have seen addressing environmental issues, there is almost always...


Columns

High-Speed railway lines should be installed in the North East

There are some initiatives to build high-speed rail in the United States, with lots of significant hurdles to overcome. In a country with a free market economy and loads of private property,...


Columns

Stranger Things should come to a satisfying end in Season Five

The story arc has made sense thus far, and has been both easy enough to follow and interestingly complex. Its use of classical horror tropes has been entertaining, and its use of...