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Bilinovich: The threat is not nuclear energy, but fossil fuels

Beau Bilinovich, Staff Columnist February 19, 2021

Electricity is all around us. It powers our household appliances, our TVs, our computers and our phones. Of course, this electricity has to come from somewhere. For many, that “somewhere” is a fossil...

Richards: The importance of hands-on learning in college

Jason Richards, Staff Columnist February 19, 2021

For most people, college is the last step they take before being thrown into the deep end of reality and entering the workforce in a field of their choice. It’s also a daunting endeavor that nobody tells...

Thousands of people take the streets of Myanmar to protest the military coup, despite attempts to silence them.

Mizuno: A draconian coup deserving condemnation from humanity

Why the US needs to show further solidarity with the people of Myanmar
Dane Mizuno, Staff Columnist February 19, 2021

Feb. 1, 2021. It was on this day that the military of Myanmar, the Tatmadaw, instigated a sudden and swift military coup d’état by deposing and replacing numerous ministers and taking control of the...

Kinstler: Introducing the “Ask a Psych Major” submission portal

Ethan Kinstler, Staff Columnist February 19, 2021

Hi there! My name is Ethan, I’m a third-year psychology major here at Case Western Reserve University, and I want to help you. For the past five months, I've used my “Mental Health Minute” opinion...

Rudoff: Civil discourse is alive. People like Stephens are destroying it.

Jackson Rudoff, Copy Editor February 14, 2021

Trigger Warning: this article contains a brief reference to another article about campus rape statistics Today, Interim President Scott Cowen sent out one of his typical “Thinking Out Loud” emails....

Schachter: A Black history lesson unique to CWRU

Leah Schachter, Contributing Columnist February 12, 2021

The world is still shaking from the murders of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor, as well as countless others who have lost their lives as victims of racial injustice. Over the last year, we’ve witnessed...

Jain: Could this third vaccine finally be the solution we have been waiting for?

Nikhita Jain, Staff Columnist February 12, 2021

It has now been a year since COVID-19 spread to our country and severely altered our way of life. What was once considered new and unexpected has now become so mundane and ordinary that life beyond the...

Lakhiani: It’s time to learn BIPOC history, culture and joy

Karuna Lakhiani, Staff Columnist February 12, 2021

How much do you actually know about cultures other than your own? Were you taught history that was mostly European or American? Growing up, I only had to learn about Eurocentric topics and was barely taught...

Sabbasani: Can we get COVID-19 vaccine yet?

Jothsna Sabbasani, Staff Columnist February 12, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has been a prominent topic of discussion for over a year now. Though the dangers of this virus remain unpredictable, many have suggested that the problematic course of the pandemic...

Kuntzman: The Republican Party has a responsibility to improve internal accountability

Caroline Kuntzman, Staff Columnist February 12, 2021

The 2020 electoral campaign saw the widespread proliferation of misinformation. According to Media Matters for America, 97 people who had either “endorsed or given credence to the conspiracy theory or...

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