Viewpoints

America should always be a place where a person who is willing to work hard has a fair shot to get ahead and have success in life, no matter his or her background.

“Stop Islam”

“Trump 2016”

“Build the Wall”

This Sexual Assault Awareness Month, I stand with survivors who are too often silenced by a culture that refuses to believe them.

I advocate for survivors who never told anyone, not even their best friend, their mom, their partner.

Grow up. You are not an adult until you learn to respect other people. You cannot count your college years as free passes to be assholes, at least, not when it comes at the cost of the safety of others.

The first time I had a seizure was one of the most terrifying and confusing events of my life. Everything that happened was a fog.

What comes to mind when you hear “social innovation?” Is it entrepreneurship? Technology? Big ideas? When I hear “social innovation,” I think optiMize. I think unity, trust, family and community — the real things that will inspire people to change the world.

Since the 1973 decision of Roe v. Wade — the controversial Supreme Court case over abortion rights — women have had the right to choose what happens to their bodies in regard to unwanted pregnancies.

Throughout my time in college, I’ve learned that living independently is mainly an exercise in taking mental inventories.

With the new $112 million renovation to the West Quad Residence Hall, pretty much everything has changed.

It mystifies me how despite nearly 24-hour coverage by every major media organization, there are still people surprised that Donald Trump is the front-runner for the Republican nomination.