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Coming to Terms with FOMO

Kathleen Mackey, Managing Editor

January 30, 2019

Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

The fear of missing out (more commonly known as FOMO) is a feeling that has always existed but has recently transformed into a phenomenon that seems to plague the young adult generation, and has even legitimized its way into the...

Welcome to the Real World

Mariella van der Sluijs, Op/Ed Editor

January 30, 2019

Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

A university education is a wonderful thing. It allows us to question our preconceived notions, analyze matters from different perspectives and challenges us to bring out the best within ourselves. Expanding knowledge is many peo...

The Aggressive Impulses of an Evil Empire

Joseph Kukral, Op/Ed Editor

January 30, 2019

Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

At one point during the third 2012 presidential debate, then-President Barack Obama, and Republican candidate, Gov. Mitt Romney, fiercely exchanged arguments regarding U.S. security threats, an exchange that ended in a memorable...

Friends with Academic Benefits

Olivia Shackleton, Editor-in-Chief

January 30, 2019

Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

There is a clear structure in a professor and student relationship. A professor is meant to be a guide and mentor who imparts knowledge and helps students get to the next phase in life. The best professors inspire their students ...

Editorial: Covington Catholic Incident Shows Ugly Side of America

January 24, 2019

Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

Originally published 1/24/19 This past Friday, a short video surfaced showing a Native American man chanting and playing a drum in the midst of a group of teenagers, many of whom sported red MAGA hats. Based on this brief cl...

Clean Your Room

Mariella van der Sluijs, Op/Ed Editor

January 24, 2019

Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

Over the weekend I binge-watched the new Netflix phenomenon “Tidying Up with Marie Kondo.” The show centers around the Japanese consultant and tidying guru Marie Kondo, who helps people declutter their houses and focus only...

Generation Instagram

Joseph Kukral, Op/Ed Editor

January 24, 2019

Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

Undoubtedly, this is not the first column to decry the harmful effects of technology. Studies have demonstrated how technology affects the human psyche in serious and malign ways. It is no coincidence that mental disorders and...

Lin Manuel-Miranda is Much More Than a Broadway Star

Olivia Shackleton, Editor-in-Chief

January 24, 2019

Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

Lin-Manuel Miranda is quickly becoming a household name as he expands his work from Broadway musicals to more accessible content, such as movies like “Moana” and “Mary Poppins Returns.” Miranda has demonstrated his vast...

Editorial: Remembering George Bush

Op/Ed Staff

December 6, 2018

Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

George H.W. Bush was, for practically no one, an easy man to admire. From the very beginning of his political career, he frustrated conservatives with his openness to liberalism and rejection of firm ideology. At the height of...

Removing “I Amsterdam” Sign Defies Logic

Mariella van der Sluijs, Op/Ed Editor

December 6, 2018

Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

Last year, I wrote an ode to the then-mayor of Amsterdam, Eberhard van der Laan, who has since tragically lost his battle to cancer. The void left by the beloved mayor was felt by everyone in the city, and he left big shoes to...

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