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Mizuno: The dangerous implications of transferring presidential power

The current White House inhabitants are rushing to accomplish their full agenda in a matter of months before Biden takes office.
December 4, 2020

President Donald Trump recently stated concern about President-elect Joe Biden taking credit for the creation of the COVID-19 vaccines. While Trump has yet to concede, this statement shows that he is implicitly...

Horwitz: Our generation delivered a climate mandate

It’s time for our country to deliver for us
December 4, 2020

President-elect Joe Biden won the 2020 election in spite of the Democratic Party and himself. We saw the failures of the Democratic National Committee as their centrist candidates lost with no message...

Giri: Why we shouldn’t dismiss modern art

Giri: Why we shouldn't dismiss modern art
December 4, 2020

The prevailing preconception of modern art is one of snide and confusion. The common art observer perceives there to be nothing special about modern art and some even ridicule it. Critics claim it has...

Jain: Can we trust the COVID-19 vaccines?

In comparison to the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine, Moderna has disclosed more data from its clinical trials, making it more credible.
November 20, 2020

There has been a lot of buzz brewing this month with the announcement of COVID-19 vaccines that have been proposed by Pfizer/BioNTech and, more recently, Moderna. If you are an innate skeptic like me,...

Lakhiani: Literature is ignoring BIPOC and the LGBTQIA+ community

It is inexcusable that one of the only BIPOC in the “Throne of Glass” series is tokenized.
November 20, 2020

In English classes throughout high school, my classmates and I mainly read so-called classics centered around white male characters. At the time, I couldn’t figure out why it irked me so much that we...

Reyna: Trump, get out of the way

If Trump refuses to concede, dangerous precedents may be set.
November 20, 2020

Most of us had anxiety around the presidential election. Our eyes were glued to our TVs and computer monitors, watching states turn red and blue while keeping a tally of each candidate’s projected Electoral...

Sabbasani: Self care now

Prioritizing self care can relieve stress that has been building up and promote greater physical, social and emotional well-being.
November 20, 2020

Prior to the pandemic, individuals were accustomed to day-to-day routines. School, work, social events, family and friends were major components of everyday life. For a century, this was the norm across...

Giri: PS5 is a better deal than gaming PC

November 20, 2020

The title of this column alone has probably irked a lot of the gaming purists out there, and I can already sense the pitchforks drawing out, but please first hear me out. While it’s obvious that gaming...

Kinstler: When the going gets tough

November 20, 2020

When the going gets tough, the unfortunate truth is that the tough rarely get going. In times of isolation, people tend to retract inwards rather than project outwards. Even though our phones are probably...

Bilinovich: How fear produced Trump

Supporters gather for a speech by Donald Trump. These rallies are known to have strong influences on attendees, promoting a variety of opinions—some dangerous, based on unsubstantiated
November 13, 2020

The recent victory of President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris in the 2020 presidential election has excited millions of Americans. For many, the horror of the past four years is...

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