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Tekriwal: The Information War We Need To Be Fighting

Tekriwal: The Information War We Need To Be Fighting

Tanisha Tekriwal, Assistant Opinion Editor

May 14, 2020

I’m a supporter of women leaders. But the trope of how the countries with the best COVID-19 response are women-led is a tired one. This feeble correlation overlooks many key elements in the formula to efficient governance. Planting a woman on top of a distressed and broken system isn’t going...

Kessel: Fear and Lying in the White House

Kessel: Fear and Lying in the White House

Zach Kessel, Columnist

May 14, 2020

While the rest of us tried to find movies on Netflix we hadn’t seen yet or started re-watching “BoJack Horseman” or “Mad Men,” President Donald Trump entertained himself by tweeting “Obamagate” in some form or another nine times from Sunday evening to Monday afternoon. If Trump’s Mother’s...

Blaine: The four habits of satisfied people

Blaine: The four habits of satisfied people

Wesley Blaine, Op-Ed Contributor

May 11, 2020

I was on an athletic scholarship as an undergraduate. I remember my first day on campus, in the fall of 1993, when I discovered that my academic adviser placed me in astronomy instead of biology to satisfy a science requirement. This class was filled with athletes. Several became famous, including...

Letter to the Editor: Calling on President Schapiro to abandon the Adani Carmichael Coal Mine

May 10, 2020

The climate crisis, often called the Climate Genocide by many island nations, has and continues to impact millions of people globally. Many of those least responsible – people of lower socioeconomic status, Black communities, Indigenous communities and people of color – are bearing the brunt of the...

Letter to the Editor: Holding IFC members to a higher standard

May 4, 2020

I write to you to share some thoughts on Sunday’s story regarding the upcoming vote in IFC on the member status of Sigma Alpha Epsilon. During the vote, members of the Interfraternity Council will decide whether or not SAE should have its status changed from Associate member to Full-Member of the C...