Op-Eds

Applause isn’t enough for essential workers

Our essential workers, the ones we’re applauding as heroes, are being walked all over. When we’re not clapping and cheering, we should be infuriated.

How Zumba saved me from my fitness trauma

All I knew about Zumba was that it was basically exercise dancing to Latin and pop songs. It didn’t sound too bad, but I couldn’t be sure. 

Why COVID-19 is more than just numbers

Not everyone is healthy and young and able to support themselves.

Coronavirus is not an excuse to be racist

I’m not just putting this out there as an Asian, but as a member of society.

My dorm is changing

I have left a fourth of my college experience behind, and have an incredibly uncertain future given the circumstances.

A caged rat’s guide to surviving social distancing

Wow, man. This is something almost none of us could have foreseen. Okay, there was definitely someone who called it…

The problem with political consistency

Unless a candidate’s voter base is static, they cannot be lauded as “consistent” in the Sanders fashion.

The military draft is overtly problematic

The draft has rarely worked out positively in America.

Super Bowl halftime show is dangerously sensual

Let’s transform the halftime performance to entertainment that doesn’t promote sex, tight clothing, and pornography.

Under-involved or a balanced life?

This intense involvement is good, but it becomes all-consuming quicker than people care to admit.