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Opinion | Point: Universities should not bring students back to campus in the fall

Opinion | Point: Universities should not bring students back to campus in the fall

By Nate Kohler, Contributing Staff Member

June 23, 2020

Exchanging the health of students and the community at large for being able to operate normally as a university is simply not worth the risk.

Opinion | Counterpoint: Schools should bring students back to campus in the fall

Opinion | Counterpoint: Schools should bring students back to campus in the fall

By Ana Altchek, Staff Columnist

June 23, 2020

By keeping social distance guidelines, increasing tests and remaining vigilant and weary of spikes, universities can at least attempt to re-open — and they should.

Poetry | Verge

Poetry | Verge

By Genna Edwards, Senior Staff Columnist

June 23, 2020

Genna Edwards shares some gay poetry for Pride Month.

Opinion | Labels, like most things, are fluid

Opinion | Labels, like most things, are fluid

By Alex Dolinger, Staff Columnist

June 23, 2020

The tough thing about labels is that they’re not just the way that other people perceive you.

Opinion | Don’t leave the riots out of the Stonewall narrative

Opinion | Don’t leave the riots out of the Stonewall narrative

By Julia Kreutzer, Senior Staff Columnist

June 23, 2020

While there’s a case to be made for celebrating Pride with rainbow flags and twerking drag queens, it’s imperative to also honor the whole truth of the Stonewall Riots and accurately contextualize this movement.

Opinion | Social distancing is not over

Opinion | Social distancing is not over

By Leah Mensch, Opinions Editor

June 16, 2020

Things opening up doesn’t mean that it’s safe to begin interacting with a wide circle of people again.

Opinion | Cancel ‘Cancel Culture’

Opinion | Cancel ‘Cancel Culture’

By Ana Altchek, Staff Columnist

June 9, 2020

While some events and actions require widespread and public condemnation, a singular lapse in judgment on a minor issue should not result in canceling someone for good.

Opinion | Opposition to home-school reflects political bias in academia

Opinion | Opposition to home-school reflects political bias in academia

By Michael Clifford, Staff Columnist

May 26, 2020

But while concerns over home-schooling usually focus on socialization or academic outcomes, research has demonstrated that these concerns are largely unsupported

Opinion | We still have to fight the climate change fight

Opinion | We still have to fight the climate change fight

By Paige Lawler, Senior Staff Columnist

May 26, 2020

In a matter of months, industry will likely be operational again.

Opinion | What ‘Rick and Morty’ can tell us about American masculinity

Opinion | What ‘Rick and Morty’ can tell us about American masculinity

By Genna Edwards, Senior Staff Columnist

May 19, 2020

The showrunners, Dan Harmon and Justin Roiland, have 70 episodes left. They should use them to change their philosophical tune.

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