OPINION: The Guilt of Leaving Someone on Read

Hailey Stessman OPINION EDITOR Sent Aug. 29 10:15 am: “Hailey, are you free today?” “Hey, sorry. I definitely saw and acknowledge your text message, but currently I...

OPINION: The Imperfections of Perfectionism

Hailey Stessman OPINION EDITOR A large steaming cup of cinnamon tea beside a lit candle. The sound of typing disturbing the utter quiet and silence of...

OPINION: The power of social media within the Black Lives Matter Movement

Denaya Lewis CONTRIBUTOR “Black Lives Matter” is a slogan that has been chanted since the 2013 shooting of Trayvon Martin. This was one of the first...

OPINION: A bittersweet welcome to college

Abbie Russman CONTRIBUTOR For many, 2020 has been full of unfulfilled expectations and unanticipated events. For the new class of 2024, this year produced many obstacles that...

OPINION: VP Nominee Kamala Harris Has the Qualities to Lead Despite Controversial History

Elle Love SENIOR ONLINE REPORTER Since Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden picked California Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif) as his running mate, there have been mixed reactions...

OPINION: We need Medicare for all

Grant Gaden CONTRIBUTOR The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed one of the most fundamental holes in the way our healthcare system operates. With the dramatic increase in unemployment,...

OPINION: It’s time to learn how to love your libraries differently

Hailey Stessman OPINION EDITOR It was not until my time in quarantine that I realized how much I missed Criss Library on campus. Did I miss the...

OPINION: The Language of Black Culture: AAVE is not “stan language” or “bad english”

Elle Love SENIOR ONLINE REPORTER If you’re a regular social media user of any platform, specifically TikTok, you may have seen phrases like “Whew chile” and...