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If we lose net neutrality, the internet will die

December 6, 2017

Filed under 2017-2018, Issue 10, Opinion

By Mackenzie Farkus Staff Writer The author Ray Bradbury once said that “there is more than one way to burn a book. And the world is full of people running around with lit matches.” Right now, Congress is running around...

Letter to the editor: Nov. 8 Editorial

November 15, 2017

Filed under 2017-2018, Issue 8, Opinion

Dear Editors, In response to your editorial of November 8, 2017: no college wants to receive a complaint filed with the Office of Civil Rights (OCR) or any other governmental oversight agency.  We would prefer that a student con...

DERAIL sparks conversation

May 5, 2016

Filed under 2015-2016, Issue 23, Opinion

By Nicole Cunha Staff Writer The Diversity, Equity, Race, Accessibility, Identity in LIS (DERAIL) Forum was held on Saturday March 26, 2016. Whether you’ve heard of the “anti-conference” or not, know this: students can make a...

Dear Disney, Elsa needs a girlfriend

May 5, 2016

Filed under 2015-2016, Issue 23, Opinion

By Kaydee Donohoo Staff Writer At 10:47p.m., on April 30, Alexis Isabel, or “@lexi4prez,” tweeted “Dear @Disney, #GiveElsaAGirlfriend,” and the internet has gone wild with it since. There have been hundreds of tweets usi...

Dear white men with unwanted opinions

April 28, 2016

Filed under 2015-2016, Issue 22, Opinion

By Wallace Staff Writer Piers Morgan, you have the immense privilege of being white in a nation built on the exploitation of Brown bodies for the consumerism and comfort of white bodies. Therefore, from this mountaintop of pr...

Why must you follow my Pinterest?

April 28, 2016

Filed under 2015-2016, Issue 22, Opinion

By Kaydee Donohoo Staff Writer A few nights ago, at my sleepy-one-last-phonecheck time, a notification shook me to my very core. One of my havens was infiltrated. I learned that my high school ex-boyfriend made a Pinterest and star...

Campus MovieFest: the best and worst thing in a week

April 7, 2016

Filed under 2015-2016, Issue 20, Opinion

By Kaydee Donohoo Staff Writer Campus MovieFest just ended, leaving many student filmmakers and/or actors relieved and exhausted. I am glad that I participated in campus MovieFest...mostly. It’s not a decision to regret or not...

Exercising your Jewish Birthright

March 24, 2016

Filed under 2015-2016, Issue 18, Opinion

By Shira Hartman Contributing Writer I was born in Israel and moved to Boston when I was five years old. Living in Boston all my life, I still consider Israel my home. But every time I go, I only visit family in Ariel and Hod...

Media bias can’t cool the Bern

March 24, 2016

Filed under 2015-2016, Issue 18, Opinion

By Kaydee Donohoo Staff Writer You’ve probably seen a bombardment of Bernie Sander posts recently. The reason Bernie supporters can’t help but be loud online is that the media show a strong bias against this democratic socia...

A 2015 New Year’s resolution

January 27, 2016

Filed under 2015-2016, Issue 11, Opinion

By Kaydee Donohoo Staff Writer Yes, you read the headline correctly. This is a piece on how I kept my New Year’s resolution last year, 2015 for an entire year. This is not about new resolutions, because somehow it’s almost February...

A tragic legacy for youth

January 27, 2016

Filed under 2015-2016, Issue 11, Opinion

By Megan McCann Contributing Writer Imagine not being mommy’s princess or daddy’s little girl. Imagine not being put first because your parents are more worried about their bottle of alcohol. Or imagine going hungry becau...

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