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Opinion | Veganism isn’t necessarily the most ethical or sustainable option

The vegan diet is on the rise in recent years.

By Paige Lawler, Assistant Opinions Editor

September 22, 2020

Being vegan isn’t necessarily more ethical or more sustainable than eating a diet that includes meat and other animal products. In fact, depending on people’s consumption choices, being vegan can be less ethical and less sustainable than a “normal” diet.

Opinion | The pandemic has thrown our eating habits for a loop

The COVID-19 pandemic has drastically affected the ways in which we consume and shop for food.

By Remy Samuels, Staff Columnist

September 22, 2020

Particularly for those with eating disorders, maintaining a healthy diet and body image can be challenging at this time.

Satire | Top 10 grocery items for serotonin production

Satire | Top 10 grocery items for serotonin production

By Alex Dolinger, Staff Columnist

September 22, 2020

Here are my top 10 Target picks this fall:

Opinion | Going against the grain: Debunking celiac disease misconceptions

Celiac is estimated to affect one in 133 people worldwide.

By Loretta Donoghue, Senior Staff Columnist

September 22, 2020

Dining with celiac disease presents unique obstacles that many people fail to recognize or understand — here are three things I wish everyone knew about celiac disease.

Opinion | Honor RBG’s wishes — No confirmation until inauguration

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

By Devi Ruia, Senior Staff Columnist

September 20, 2020

We cannot let Republicans fill Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Supreme Court seat before the American people have a say in the 2020 election.

Opinion | The importance of being compliment conscious

Opinion | The importance of being compliment conscious

By Nina Santucci, Staff Columnist

September 20, 2020

It shouldn’t have to be said that no one has a right to comment on others’ appearance, weight, size or anything physical they cannot — or prefer not to — change.

Satire | Top 10 ways to relieve quarantine depression

Satire | Top 10 ways to relieve quarantine depression

By Alex Dolinger, Staff Columnist

September 17, 2020

When this all began, I was pretty optimistic. I thought after a couple weeks of working out and baking some stupid bread, we would be on track for a normal school year.

Opinion | The U.S. has a problem — the voters don’t care. Let’s fix that.

Opinion | The U.S. has a problem — the voters don’t care. Let’s fix that.

By Ethan Tessler, Staff Columnist

September 15, 2020

Though there are many reasons why Americans don’t vote, there are ways to eliminate this problem and create a culture of better informed voters.

Opinion | Debunking the green energy illusion

Opinion | Debunking the green energy illusion

By Dalia Maeroff, Staff Columnist

September 15, 2020

Is our green energy really green? Are the people backing it really just trying to combat climate cha

Opinion | I am once again asking you to make a voting plan

Opinion | I am once again asking you to make a voting plan

By Devi Ruia, Senior Staff Columnist

September 13, 2020

There is too much at stake in this election for us to not do everything in our power to cast our ballots.

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