Opinion & Editorial

I’m one of seven girls in my computer science class

“This test is designed to separate the men from the boys.” This seemingly innocuous statement was made in passing by my computer science professor the other day. It was intended to be a simple explanation for […]

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Editorial: The power of religious difference

This summer, I read Diarmaid MacCulloch’s massive book “Christianity: The First Three Thousand Years.” It was full...

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...