Mar. 3, 2015

Archive for Opinions

Cutting funding — at what cost?

Cutting funding — at what cost?

Posted On: March 02, 2015

The cuts championed by Walker and Jindal are predicated on either apathy or ignorance, and are indicative of [...]

Premiering progress

Premiering progress

Posted On: March 02, 2015

Aside from the much-needed continuation of the sexual assault conversation, “The Hunting Ground” shows the unique impact that [...]

A controversial commitment to the First Amendment

A controversial commitment to the First Amendment

Posted On: March 02, 2015

Gene Nichol, who was President of the College of William and Mary from 2005 to 2008, was the [...]

A shortsighted solution

A shortsighted solution

Posted On: February 27, 2015

To simply call for a bias-reporting system without describing how it would operate is poor preparation for establishing [...]

Taken with TJ

Taken with TJ

Posted On: February 23, 2015

By refusing to acknowledge the totality of Jefferson’s character while still using Jefferson as a figure central to [...]

Experience is qualification

Experience is qualification

Posted On: February 23, 2015

Whether you studied education, engineering or sociology, all teachers must learn on their feet. Each student presents a [...]

Jumping the gun: Concealed carry won’t stop sexual assault

Jumping the gun: Concealed carry won’t stop sexual assault

Posted On: February 23, 2015

Allowing firearms on campus will only lead to more problems. There could be drunken accidents. Angry confrontations that [...]

These rocks rock: in defense of Sadler’s stepping stones

These rocks rock: in defense of Sadler’s stepping stones

Posted On: February 19, 2015

However, encumbrance or no, those dreadful rocks need an ally, a friend, someone to stand up and say, [...]

Defining our discourse

Defining our discourse

Posted On: February 19, 2015

Each side seems to agree that there is no more at stake in this argument than words and [...]

Saving speech

Saving speech

Posted On: February 19, 2015

This proposal would also set a dangerous precedent. The burden of proof would be on the accused, rather [...]