BY HARLEEN KAUR
As senior year approaches (quicker than I’d like), I’m hoping that most of my goodbyes will actually be see-you-soons, and though it will be hard to not live down the hall from my closest friends or be able to see familiar faces in the dining hall, in lecture, or on the Diag,
BY JAMES BRENNAN
As I’ve thrown myself into my classes this summer, I’ve watched the last slivers of my humanity start to disappear, becoming increasingly isolated, unhappy and, now, barely able to write.
BY ZAK WITUS
My intuition is that the fraternity system creates “bad behavior” not on accident, but as the normal byproduct of being secretive institutions with problematic ideas of manliness that praise alcoholism and womanizing and meanwhile have unjust immunity from policing.
BY DEREK WOLFE
In 1996, there were 67 million emergency room visits. In 2008, 119 million. There’s no doubt millions of those trips could have been moved to urgent cares, which are equipped for handling smaller injuries and sicknesses.
BY CARLINA DUAN
The more we intake the writing process as mystery, the less likely we are to access it. Perhaps it’s naïve, but I’m convinced that writing offers a type of fuel for efficient problem-solving. Writing can move us through the world with vigor and curiosity.
BY JAMES BRENNAN
I don’t blame anyone for failing to do this, because it’s hard — our minds crave simplicity. But the worst problems are often the most complex, and the left has to unite and search for real solutions instead of tearing itself apart fighting straw men.
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