Columns

Bolivia's current elections are jeopardized by U.S. involvement

In the past month, the situation in Bolivia has changed from bad to worse. On Oct. 20, Evo Morales, the first indigenous president of Bolivia, won his fourth election by the necessary...


Guest Columns

BU protesters were exercising their First Amendment rights

If you’ve been reading Binghamton Review headlines, you’ll know that “crazed leftists” have been preventing conservative students from expressing their right to free speech by forming a “leftist mob.” However, if you...


Guest Columns

Freedom of speech does not extend to silencing others

Allow me to begin with a simple, but important point: Freedom of speech does not equate to freedom from speech. To quote esteemed former Associate Justice Louis Brandeis, “If there be time...


Staff Editorials

Editorial: In response to criticism of Pipe Dream's protest coverage

In our Nov. 14 editorial, Pipe Dream’s Editorial Board responded to the events that took place at Northwestern University. Later that day, we found ourselves in a similar situation, and it’s become...


Columns

Student protests in Hong Kong are more crucial than we're led to believe

The persistent protests in Hong Kong broke new ground when violence between police and student activists at The Chinese University of Hong Kong resulted in the suspension of classes and the subsequent...


Columns

BU eliminating travel time for holidays is unsafe and unfair

According to the academic calendar for the fall 2019 semester, classes will recess at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 27 — the day before Thanksgiving. For many of us, especially those of...


Staff Editorials

Editorial: Student journalists are still students

Northwestern University is home to one of, if not the most, prestigious schools of journalism in the country, and yet, their student newspaper, The Daily Northwestern, made an error. In reporting on...


Columns

'Mom shaming' is further exacerbated by social media

It is no secret that new parents face all kinds of stress and sleepless nights. Even when they’ve read all the parenting books and done all their research, it’s still a brand-new...


Columns

Virginity testing is harmful and medically invalid

On Nov. 5, the “Ladies Like Us” podcast aired an episode featuring rapper T.I. During a conversation about parenting and talking to children about sex, T.I. revealed that he has taken his...


Guest Columns

Foreign attacks on Israel should not be normalized

This past Tuesday, while most of us woke up to snow and a hot cup of coffee, millions of Israelis were awakened by blaring sirens and rocket blasts. While children around the...