Sep. 18, 2014

Archive for Opinions

Solving the student debt crisis

Solving the student debt crisis

Posted On: September 15, 2014

Sure, we’d all have to choose our majors earlier. But is that really too high a price to [...]

Eliminating the word TWAMP: a perpetual student misnomer

Eliminating the word TWAMP: a perpetual student misnomer

Posted On: September 15, 2014

A twamp is, ultimately, a misnomer and one we should avoid using. [...]

Under the gun

Under the gun

Posted On: September 15, 2014

The William and Mary Police Department needs to do one of two things: either convert the weapons to [...]

Cater to us

Cater to us

Posted On: September 11, 2014

Of course, Sodexo cannot respond effectively if students are not engaged. Angry tweets and Facebook statuses about Sodexo [...]

Across the aisle: Bipartisanship achieved through mutual respect

Across the aisle: Bipartisanship achieved through mutual respect

Posted On: September 11, 2014

Taking this common-ground approach to create more productive debate means recognizing the good intentions of the opposite side. [...]

Guest Column: Preventing suicide on campus

Guest Column: Preventing suicide on campus

Posted On: September 11, 2014

To help a person who is thinking about suicide, it is important that you act. [...]

Abandoning admissions essays

Abandoning admissions essays

Posted On: September 08, 2014

y abandoning admissions essays, Goucher is disregarding one of the primary facets of intelligence: verbal self-representation. If I [...]

The College’s unethical decision to switch to Sodexo Dining

The College’s unethical decision to switch to Sodexo Dining

Posted On: September 08, 2014

Without deliberation and with no input from students, the administration has dictated that every student must purchase a [...]

Ignored history

Ignored history

Posted On: September 08, 2014

We treasure Williamsburg’s Revolutionary history — but that is no reason to ignore the history that came after. [...]

The counseling center’s visibility problem

The counseling center’s visibility problem

Posted On: September 04, 2014

But a strong presence during Orientation is not enough: the counseling center must maintain that presence. [...]