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Opinion | Maintaining religious obligations in college is extremely difficult

Opinion | Maintaining religious obligations in college is extremely difficult

By Remy Samuels, Senior Staff Columnist April 12, 2021
Students in religious minorities face a lot of challenges when it comes to observing holidays during the school year.
Humor | Top 10 favorite things about antidepressants

Humor | Top 10 favorite things about antidepressants

By Alex Dolinger, Senior Staff Columnist April 9, 2021
SNRIs are the best thing that has ever happened to senior staff columnist Alex Dolinger.
Opinion | Mental health and mental illness are not interchangeable terms

Opinion | Mental health and mental illness are not interchangeable terms

By Dalia Maeroff, Senior Staff Columnist April 7, 2021
Everybody has mental health, so mental health isn't stigmatized. What are stigmatized are mental illness and developmental disorders.
Opinion | All mainstream media networks serve the same goal — make tons of money

Opinion | All mainstream media networks serve the same goal — make tons of money

By Ethan Tessler, Senior Staff Columnist April 7, 2021
There is no objective mass media, there is only corporate mass media.
Opinion | Grading practices, not grading scales, need to be changed

Opinion | Grading practices, not grading scales, need to be changed

By Kartik Kannan, Staff Columnist April 5, 2021
By changing educational standards, grades can remain an effective and integral part of our educational system.
Opinion | Pittsburgh Public Schools should not reopen until the fall

Opinion | Pittsburgh Public Schools should not reopen until the fall

By Dalia Maeroff, Senior Staff Columnist April 2, 2021
Many people think that schools can reopen because children are less likely to catch and transmit the virus.
Opinion | We must unapologetically enforce consequence culture

Opinion | We must unapologetically enforce consequence culture

By Jack Troy, Senior Staff Columnist April 2, 2021
The Republican party is increasingly defined by the myth of conservative censorship.
Opinion | Abolish the letter grade

Opinion | Abolish the letter grade

By Dalia Maeroff, Senior Staff Columnist March 31, 2021
The letter-grade system in grade schools should be replaced with a narrative system that will help students grow as learners.
Opinion | It’s OK if you haven’t found your friends yet

Opinion | It’s OK if you haven’t found your friends yet

By Leah Mensch, Opinions Editor March 30, 2021
Being a first-year is hard. It's OK if you haven’t found friends you feel a deep connection with yet.
Opinion | The minimum wage must be equivalent to a living wage

Opinion | The minimum wage must be equivalent to a living wage

By Ethan Tessler, Senior Staff Columnist March 26, 2021
At a minimum, workers should earn enough to cover basic expenses and have money left over for discretionary use.
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