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…

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…

“Sexual abuse does not exist in a vacuum”

By Kallie Gregg staff Writer Multiple stories broke last month exposing Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein as a serial sexual predator. As more and more women spoke out against him, the floodgates opened not just for Weinstein victims, but for survivors of sexual abuse all over the world. The #MeToo campaign has dominated social media and…

Finding out I was a DACA dreamer

By Anonymous Contributing Writer The last few weeks have been, to say the least, chaotic. If you’ve been following the latest  flurry of news regarding President Donald Trump, or if like me you happen to be protected by DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals), every passing moment seems to be defined by ill-placed anxiety. Every…