Archive for Kaitlan Shaub

Is It Safe?

Is It Safe?

Posted On: February 07, 2016

Protests in Kasserine, some degenerating into violence. A government-imposed curfew from midnight to 5 am. A massive gun [...]

Does freedom of expression give you freedom to offend?

Does freedom of expression give you freedom to offend?

Posted On: January 22, 2015

I refuse to see “The Interview.” The part of me that fantasizes over my wedding with James Franco [...]

Safety after Hannah Graham

Safety after Hannah Graham

Posted On: September 25, 2014

There are things we trick ourselves into blindly believing: We are safe. It won’t happen to us. This [...]

Marketplace swipes are back and students are happier than ever

Marketplace swipes are back and students are happier than ever

Posted On: September 04, 2014

It’s a much-needed change. Taking away meal swipes at Marketplace caused a whole lot of inconvenience, despite it [...]

Don’t be afraid to embrace uncertainty during your freshman year

Don’t be afraid to embrace uncertainty during your freshman year

Posted On: August 20, 2014

College is a period of change, of growth and of learning. The mistake that students make upon arrival [...]

The stigmas that surround drug culture — but not alcohol use

The stigmas that surround drug culture — but not alcohol use

Posted On: April 24, 2014

The emphasis of judgment is misplaced. Alcohol and drugs are both illegal. Both can have dangerous physical consequences. [...]

In the OA selection process, Greek is a name, not a person

In the OA selection process, Greek is a name, not a person

Posted On: April 21, 2014

If the Greek community at the College in no way makes up for an equally large portion of [...]

TWAMPs’ aversion to failure

TWAMPs’ aversion to failure

Posted On: March 27, 2014

My point is that sometimes failure is utterly subjective and rooted in perceptions that we calculate seemingly subconsciously. [...]

Snow days give students a day off, but create stress for administrators

Snow days give students a day off, but create stress for administrators

Posted On: February 24, 2014

Sometimes I get the impression that people from Virginia don’t know what snow is, or at least not [...]

College athletes need more support

College athletes need more support

Posted On: February 13, 2014

As students, we are all on terms with stress. They might not be friendly terms, but stress is [...]