Ed Observers

Hillside, do the right thing

Hillside Market recently transitioned from plastic bags to paper ones. It was probably a stupid decision.

You’re not really busy

I try to think about what happens on the other side of the screen when someone in my organization receives a mass email entreating them to help out.

Are books dying?

Though it is cheaper to buy novels online than at a store, and even cheaper to buy them from Amazon specifically, I almost always choose the store.

Please go vote

Vote. College students don’t vote enough, and whether you’re an environmentalist liberal or a deficit hawk conservative, please vote.

Don’t disregard the movies

To write movies off as inconsequential is to ignore the cultural impact that they have historically possessed. Movies can change history.

Make movies less white

We see diversity and we see it accurately. We have the power to make Hollywood see this as well. We just have to speak up.

In defense of being lonely

I was looking for a way to gain jurisdiction over my heart, to most effectively put myself in the box of shame, but I found something more effective.

Being culturally homeless

I think the first time I realized the segregation between my two cultures was when I was visiting family in China over summer.

UR takes a toll on my lungs

I wish I could say that the new smoking policy helps me breathe more easily. But it doesn’t. I’ll be holding my breath till changes are made.

Closing the gap

In an ideal world, we would have no turnaround delivering the news to you. The question is, how close can we get?