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Clean Your Room

Mariella van der Sluijs, Op/Ed Editor

January 24, 2019

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

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

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

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

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...

Dealing with Anxiety

Olivia Shackleton, Editor-in-Chief

December 6, 2018

As I glare down at my hand trembling, I breathe in and out deeply several times and tell myself to calm down. “Relax, Olivia. It is only a test. One grade. It is only school,” I remind myself. I give myself these short pep...

Corporate Income Tax Burdens Workers

Joseph Kukral, Op/Ed Editor

December 6, 2018

One of the most controversial elements of the U.S. tax system is the assessment of corporate income tax. The tax is assessed on the economic profits of a corporation at the conclusion of its fiscal year. However, the question...

Power and Bread

Power and Bread

December 6, 2018

It’s All About Perspective

Kathleen Mackey, Managing Editor

December 6, 2018

The three weeks that fall between Thanksgiving and winter break can be the most draining. They feel like they might never end while simultaneously feeling like there aren’t enough hours in the day to get everything done. As...

Journalists Against the World

Olivia Shackleton, Editor-in-Chief

November 15, 2018

Distrust of the media has grown exponentially over the past couple of years; many people refer to the media as being biased or spreading information that is inaccurate and unverified. This distrust has been extremely exacerbated by ...

What it Really Means to be Grateful

Kathleen Mackey, Managing Editor

November 15, 2018

We are officially a week away from arguably the best meal of the year and as I start to think about which outfit will allow me to bask in my post-feast coma most comfortably, I’ve also been thinking about what it really means...

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