Ed Observers

Farewell transmission

Why is it all ending this way? Partly because of the unavoidable chaos of disease, and partly because of the inevitable march of time.

Campus Times will return to print

The dust of this pandemic is far from settled, but it’s safe to say no one will deny the merits…

Making peace with introversion

Beyond just wanting to blend in, though, I was always stuck on the idea that bigger personalities could accomplish more.

The merits of growing your own herbs

In a fragmented system that demands impersonality, why not return some of that vigour to the self?

The U.S. government’s economic response to COVID-19 is a rip-off

How can the nation with the largest amount of wealth and access have such a weak bureaucracy?

Sad music isn’t always sad

Sad music does not always correlate with having a bad day or being in an unwelcome circumstance.

Why semicolons are sexy

It wasn’t until eleventh grade that I found my true love: the semicolon.  

Coronavirus is not the only global crisis

The concern over coronavirus hasn’t particularly fazed me. Sure, it’s a lot more concrete and immediate, but when the back of your mind is always scared that the world will fall apart anyways, the newer global threat loses some of its edge. 

Turn off the news

If there’s something so pertinent I cannot continue to exist without this information, word of mouth will get it to me within the week. 

On compulsive crying

I know I am not the only person struggling with uncontrollable tear ducts (this Reddit thread told me so), so why aren’t people more empathetic?