Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - 6:30pm

December 2018 — the month when the stock market decided to abandon all normalcy and descend into complete and utter chaos. The month which instilled fear in all Americans about whether or not the 10-years-aged bullish market had finally begun to falter.

Monday, January 14, 2019 - 8:53pm
Ethan Kessler

The coming year stands to be a watershed for the raging debate over guns and gun violence in this country.

Sunday, January 13, 2019 - 6:01pm

Throughout history, society has frequently utilized the band-aid method – we love a quick fix. In 1863, William Banting wrote the “Letter on Corpulence,” popularizing fad diets for the first time. Instead of promoting a reduction in sugar intake or encouraging exercise, Banting believed the cure to corpulence, or obesity, was a low-carbohydrate diet.

Wednesday, January 9, 2019 - 8:50pm

The most basic problem with thinking about candidates in terms of likability is that it prioritizes charisma over a candidate’s policies, temperament, experience, values and vision for the country. It creates a horse race version of politics in which everyone becomes a pundit choosing candidates based on who they think other people will like instead of based on who inspires them or presents the most thoughtful policy platforms. More importantly, likability is deeply gendered and racialized.

Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 6:54pm

In the summer of 2016, Great Britain stunned the world by passing the “Brexit” referendum to leave the European Union. However, as Britain’s deadline to finalize a deal with the European Union over the terms of their departure grows nearer, the mood in Britain is starting to change. The sense of confusion that had previously enveloped the debate over Brexit is slowly being replaced by panic, as Britain inches closer to the March 29 deadline with no deal in place.

Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 6:48pm

Though we are basking in the light of the new year, we cannot forget an utterly devastating realization that the world came to after the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released a special report regarding global warming near the end of 2018: Continued human activity causing greenhouse gas emissions will raise the global temperature by 1.5 degrees Celsius by 2040, predictably causing severe and unprecedented

Monday, December 10, 2018 - 6:21pm
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Monday, December 10, 2018 - 6:02pm
Alanna Berger

The issue of gun violence in America is insurmountable. Following the mass shooting that killed 17 at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., in February of this year, acts of violence and their public protests have dominated the news cycle. To many, it may seem like mass shootings in America are increasing with alarming frequency. This notion is largely accurate.

Monday, December 10, 2018 - 2:48pm
Protestors picket the Honors Convocation outside Hill Auditorium.

Activism, no matter the issue at stake, entails sacrificing resources and effort in pursuit of some larger cause. This stands in stark contrast to ignorance, and an outlook that is of self-centered attainment.

Sunday, December 9, 2018 - 4:50pm

What began as a debate over the dinner table at the Mosher-Jordan Dining Hall festered into the ominous realization that we are all unsuspecting advocates for a consumerist society. Well, not necessarily all, but most of us. As we ate dinner with each other on a busy, work-filled Sunday, my friends and I found ourselves engaged in an intense discussion over a rather odd controversy: green grass.