Staff Editorials

The Broome County Correctional Facility must resume in-person visitation

Last May, Justice and Unity for the Southern Tier (JUST), a nonprofit organization that advocates against mass policing and incarceration in the Southern Tier of New York, and Megan Pond, a Broome...


Columns

Using migrants as political pawns is cruel

Last week, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis flew about 50 asylum seekers to the Massachusetts island of Martha’s Vineyard without informing any local or state officials in advance. According to one of the...


Columns

Halle Bailey's casting as The Little Mermaid should inspire more representation

Halle Bailey, an African-American singer and actress, is starring as Ariel in Disney’s live action remake of the timeless classic “The Little Mermaid.” Previous animations portrayed the mermaid as white with fire...


Columns

Grunge Rock addresses themes that are relevant today

For those of you who do not know, grunge was a distinctive sound born out of the cold desolate scene of Seattle in the early 1990s. Its heavy reliance on sludgy power...


Columns

The deaths of Mikhail Gorbachev and Queen Elizabeth II mark the end of the 20th century

England’s Queen Elizabeth II and the Communist Party of the former Soviet Union’s General Secretary, Mikhail Gorbachev, have died within two weeks of each other. Neither figure’s death in and of themselves...


Staff Editorials

RAs need support too

On Aug. 15, Ruth Boehling, ‘22, a two-year Hinman College residential assistant (RA), published an open letter to Residential Life. The letter begins by reminding readers that it is not the first...


Opinions

Modern feminism is misunderstood

Feminism’s fundamental beliefs are that men and women should have equal rights and that neither gender nor sexuality should be a determinate of your social status. Most people would agree with the...


Opinions

Fans should leave celebrity relationships alone

Being a part of a fanbase is a lot of fun. There is truly nothing better than being at a movie premier, concert or convention with people who love the same things...


Opinions

Don't put too much pressure on relationships

Why do we date? Why do we partake in the obligatory meal with a total stranger, or the awkward movie appointment that is defined by whether one or two straws puncture the...


Columns

Playlists co-opt artists’ creative visions

The playlist versus album debate has been a topic of discussion on online blogs and music forums since the digitization of music and the rise of music streaming platforms. Meanwhile, many fear...