Letter to the editor: Nov. 8 Editorial

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 contact us directly with college-related concerns, creating an immediate opportunity to respond without having to involve a…

Editorial: Things are looking up in local elections

Simran P. Gupta & Kaydee Donohoo Co-Editors-in-Chief Today’s news cycle appears consistently bleak. Focusing on lighthearted and happy stories can feel like distractions, when we should be keeping track of civil rights that seem to be disappearing and a president who talks more like a character from “Mean Girls” than someone in power. Last week,…

Reflecting on the attack in New York

By Maya Valentine Staff Writer The terror attack in New York City hurt. When lives are senselessly lost to violence, one cannot help but feel rage, sadness, and in some ways, determined to end violence. Acts of terror are commonly linked inextricably to demonizing groups and generalizing one’s actions for the actions of many. To…