Be patient with Facebook
A lot has happened with Facebook the past several months, so what should be our takeaway from all of this? Whether or not we want to admit it, Facebook is a central part of our society’s social fabric, so before we quit Facebook, let’s think about what happened this past week.
A dissent against Senate’s decision on Equestrian
Senators, readers, and anyone else who gives a damn about extracurricular activities at this school: All the team is asking you for is one more yes vote. It’s asking you to let it increase its own dues to pay for a sport that its members love. It’s asking you to give it the time to implement a sustainable funding solution. It’s asking you to let it keep existing. It’s asking you to give it a chance.
YellowJackets’ service trip strikes a dissonant chord
The Yellowjackets trip is voluntourism at its very worst. It is a group of well-educated, primarily white men, traveling to a developing country so that they can take an Instagram picture with poor children, brandishing the hashtag #musicsaveslives. I'm sure the kids they “saved” will love the post.
American pastures: reflecting on factions in U.S. society
Plato’s “Republic” is set in a seaside courtyard down at the port of Piraeus. There, in the shade of an…
Dear undergraduates interested in graduate studies
It’s a symbiotic relationship, where you’re just starting your career and they’re trying to maintain theirs. They’ve made it, and you have everything to gain under their appropriate guidance.