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Some Buddhist Wisdom as Maxima Chan Zuckerberg’s 4th Birthday Approaches

Veronika Lee, Entertainment Editor

November 14, 2019

Remember the first of December in the year 2015? I do. Whenever a truly massive eye roll takes place in my skull I file it away for future reference. It was a day that I was just about done with Facebook - when I started feeli...

Despising De Niro: Why Do Bad Men Get A Free Pass?

Veronika Lee, Entertainment Editor

November 8, 2019

The #MeToo Movement has been sadly selective about who is punished and who isn’t. This week Netflix debuts its much anticipated “The Irishman,” after director Martin Scorsese caught heat for his pointless bashing of the Ma...

In the Gutter, Looking at Stars

Veronika Lee, Entertainment Editor

November 1, 2019

Women are devout consumers of music. We savor and chew and swallow the magic of it and interpret it in such heartfelt ways that it strikes me as sad that there are fewer female critics. The new Alcest record to me physically ...

In praise of slowness

Vinicio Hernandez, News Editor

September 20, 2019

History teachers generations from now, introducing an elective course on “Twenty-First Century History,” might begin one of their first lectures by proclaiming its era the ‘dawn of decadence’ (cleverly recalling to mind Fre...

How important is daylight saving time?

Stefan Muro, Reporter

March 27, 2019

Over the weekend, some of you may have noticed your clocks were suddenly an hour behind. Some of you might have even been late to work Sunday morning because of it. Some of you might’ve slept right through  Either way, nob...

Lie, lie, lie

Lie, lie, lie

March 11, 2019

No place for blackface

No place for blackface

March 10, 2019

Despite benefits, lateness is fundamentally disrespectful

Erinn Beth Langille

October 10, 2018

Lateness can plague universities, with tardy students disrupting classes and missing deadlines for assignments. It isn’t just students that suffer, but professors, classmates and the wallet too. If students show up on time...

Everyone deserves to disconnect

Erinn Beth Langille

October 3, 2018

Studies show that after-work emails cause stress and anxiety, even if you don’t open them. The same goes for school-related emails, and emails from your fraternities, sororities, extracurricular activities and clubs. We al...

How to get off your phone

Hope Brusstar

September 26, 2018

We are stuck to our screens in the same way that we always leave Walmart with armfuls of things we didn’t even know we wanted. We enter the store because we needed milk and eggs; we stay because we’re trying to pick a sugary...

On campus censorship

Cassandra Jaskiewicz

September 19, 2018

No one should be stopping students from speaking their beliefs, but often this gets confused with the idea that people have to be forced to listen to them. People shouldn’t be subjected to abuse, harassment or harm. Events,...

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