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...


Columns

Blue books have no place in modern universities

Blue books are common testing utensils used to provide standardization to written exams, but they lack good incentive for their use and take more time for effective grading. Although some professors and...


Columns

Four day workweeks are the future of the job market

In 1930, economist John Maynard Keynes predicted a 15-hour workweek in the future. Approaching nearly a century later, there has not been a significant decrease in working hours. In America, the standard...


Letters

Letter to the Editor: In response to Pipe Dream's Oct. 31 Editorial

The opinions expressed in a recent piece published by the Editorial Board could suppress student turnout such that it would create a Republican majority in the House of Representatives in November 2020....


Columns

BU students should confront their prejudices against local residents

My first hint of the on-campus attitude toward those who live in Vestal and Binghamton was when one of the student volunteers at my college orientation, in an attempt to emphasize the...