January 21, 2018

Posts from "Campus"

  • Campus | Oct.19, 2017

    Let Students Study For Midterms

    by Nicholas Moran ’19 Opinion Staff Besides the hum of the air-conditioning and distant footsteps, the Ruane Center for the Humanities was eerily silent on the night of Columbus Day. A stack of books and pages of class notes sat…

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  • Opinion | Oct.19, 2017

    The Myth of Christopher Columbus: What Are We Really Celebrating on Columbus Day?

    by Lela Biggus ’18 Opinion Staff The passing of Columbus Day this year brings me back to one of the most embarrassing cultural blunders of my study abroad experience. Living with a homestay family in Buenos Aires, Argentina this past…

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  • Opinion | Oct.19, 2017

    End the Silence on Sexual Assault

    by Bridget Blain ’19 Opinion Staff The accusations that have been made against Harvey Weinstein by more than a dozen women over the past two weeks are very horrifying and, unfortunately for many, not too surprising. Weinstein’s reputation of sexually…

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  • Opinion | Oct.19, 2017

    Tangents and Tirades

    Birth Control Prevents More Than Just Pregnancy If President Trump intends to prevent “risky sexual behavior,” rolling back birth control coverage is scientifically proven to be one of the worst ways to approach the issue. Regardless of religious views on…

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  • Opinion | Oct.05, 2017

    Hurricane Devastation Beyond Puerto Rico

    by Laura Arango ’20 Opinion Staff The Atlantic has suffered through 13 named storms this season: eight hurricanes and five major hurricanes. Specifically Maria, Irma, and Jose have left a trail of disaster in their wake. Homes have been destroyed…

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  • Opinion | Oct.05, 2017

    Hate Is Not a Partisan Issue

    by Kevin Copp ’18 Opinion Staff Presidential behavior is often controversial. There are questions and discussions about what is acceptable for the commander-in-chief to say and do. Such talking points can arise from issues as large as foreign policy to…

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  • Opinion | Oct.05, 2017

    Education Is a Right, Not a Privilege

    by Kelsey Dass ’18 Opinion Staff Every child in America should be granted an equal opportunity to succeed, regardless of which state, city, race, religion, or gender the child associates with. Coming from the perspective of a senior elementary and…

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  • Opinion | Oct.05, 2017

    Stop Politicizing Education

    by Sarah Kelley ’18 Opinion Co-Editor To what extent can we as a nation allow divisive politics to dominate and influence our own children’s access to educational resources? In celebration of National Read a Book Day on Sept. 6, First…

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  • Opinion | Oct.05, 2017

    Tangents and Tirades

    Political Plays: NFL Protests Provoke Discussions of Liberty When Colin Kaepernick sat during the national anthem at the first 2016 preseason game for the 49ers, no one noticed. It was not until the third preseason game, when Kaepernick began kneeling,…

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  • Opinion | Sep.28, 2017

    What is Trump’s Foreign Policy?

      by Nicholas Moran ’19 Opinion Staff Now that the dust has settled from President Trump’s chaotic United Nations address last week, confused onlookers have been trying to decipher what exactly is the president’s stance on foreign policy. Was the…

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