Monday, December 18, 2017

Author Archives: bzaloshn

Our Thoughts and Prayers Are Not Doing Anything

BORA ZALOSHNJA ’20 OPINION EDITOR The morning I turned 20, I woke up and reached for my phone, excited to see the screen light up with heartfelt messages from family and friends. As I looked through my notifications, however, I saw one that made my stomach drop. “Deadliest Mass Shooting in American History,” said a… Continue Reading

Sexism in the Sanders and Corbyn Movements

JAMES CALABRESI ’20 STAFF WRITER The Democratic Socialist party and Labour movements of the United States and the United Kingdom, respectively, have often been criticized for their inability to speak to women’s issues. Both movements highlight the idea that the challenges facing the twenty-first century can be solved through redistributive, pro-worker economics. However, in today’s… Continue Reading

Policy Must Change to Prevent Terrorists Attacks

Eleanna Davos ’20 Staff Writer Americans have the memory retention of a tick. That’s not a statement targeting a certain political party, race, or organized group. That is a statement about every American in this country. This is not a generalization about every issue in the United States, but a fact about all Americans when… Continue Reading

Finding Out the Importance of Open Dialogue

EVAN SCOLLARD ’17 SENIOR EDITOR I’ve often worried that I stand in the way of my own philosophical beliefs.  I’ve spent my educational career building a bedrock of intellectual convictions, only to defy them. Over the weekend, I took the usual walk from my off-campus house to my fraternity; on the way, I passed a… Continue Reading

The Laptop Ban is Unnecessary and Discriminatory

HUNTER SAVERY ’20 STAFF WRITER The United States Department of Homeland Security has announced new restrictions on travel from ten airports in eight Muslim countries. The restrictions will mean that passengers on flights departing from those locations for the United States must check all electronic devices larger than a smartphone in their luggage. According to… Continue Reading

Republicans Need to Rethink Healthcare Approach

JAMES CALEBRESI ’20 STAFF  WRITER Last Thursday on the anniversary of Obamacare’s passing, President Trump and the Republicans were forced to announce that its replacement, the American Health Care Act, would not be called to a vote due to its lack of Republican support. In a time when the Republican party is in  almost perfect… Continue Reading