Opinion & Editorial

An explosion of nothing

For some reason, I took about an hour and a half out my life last night to watch the first Presidential debate. CNN was billing it as the one-on-one finale to an 18-month-long Hunger Game, but […]

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Why you should vote

As election day approaches, I’ve found myself increasingly alarmed by the number of individuals who have expressed the...

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Knowledge and wisdom and sex

Let’s talk about sex. That is the name of a song by Salt-N-Pepa and isn’t entirely what I’m going to talk about. W...

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A letter to the Church

Dear Church, In an effort to ease the discomfort that evil causes, the human experience is often forgotten. Whenever I g...

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The government is not a business

I recently listened to Episode #591: “Get Your Money’s Worth” of the popular radio show and podcast “This Americ...

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Remembering 9/11

This week we mourn the 15th anniversary of September 11, 2001. We recall the day a decade and a half ago when members of...

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Trump’s political ascension predicted by “Bee Movie”

Donald Trump is a possible choice for president, and as we get deeper into the election cycle, it becomes clear that the...

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Is running out of space going to be a “common” problem at Commons?

Let’s face it: the glory days of the Knoll-hole are over. The 2016-2017 school year brings forth the rise of the shiny...

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Take care of yourself

“What do you plan on doing after college?” Everyone has heard some variation of that question at one point or anothe...

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It’s okay to change your major

To the many incoming first-year students, I have a message: It’s okay to change your major. Let me begin with a br...