Guest Columns

When is violence acceptable?

Pipe Dream published an opinions column on Sept. 7 by Aaron Bondar titled “Denouncing political violence.” Bondar’s argument can be summarized by this sentence: “Political violence is not only morally wrong, but...


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Waiting for Trump's transformation

Throughout his presidential campaign, President Donald Trump was marketed as a political outsider who could really shake things up in Washington, D.C. He was the one candidate who “spoke his mind,” even...


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When dissent is not enough

I suppose the recent trend of center to center-right leaning voters speaking out against President Donald Trump and regretting their vote for him is fine for now. Many liberals, particularly on social...


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Admitting to a change of heart

“You’re a white, racist piece of shit.” I was both perplexed and infuriated when I realized someone was yelling that sentence to me as I wore a “Make America Great Again” hat....


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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...


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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...


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Letter to the editor: Students seeking change should take advantage of resources at the Center for Civic Engagement

I have noticed several Pipe Dream articles recently that touch on the importance of civic engagement, and in particular, the value of expressing one’s views to one’s elected officials. I admire the...


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Automation threatens on-campus jobs

As ridiculous as it sounds, the ordering kiosks in the Marketplace for SubConnection frighten me. No, I have no illusions that anytime soon, artificial intelligence will rise and conquer the human species....


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Finding justice for Jason Greene

I personally did not know Jason Greene, in fact, I don’t even think I ever spoke one word to him, but that shouldn’t matter. In November of 2015, Greene, a fellow student,...


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Guest column: The art of anti-stimulation

I began to notice this year that I would wake up more tired than when I had gone to bed. Most nights I would constantly wake up throughout the night. For days...