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Learning from Zika

Learning from Zika

Posted On: February 02, 2016

Last week, Vice President of Student Affairs Ginger Ambler sent out an email warning students that Zika, a [...]

Why Bo Burnham’s show must stay sold-out

Why Bo Burnham’s show must stay sold-out

Posted On: February 02, 2016

Last Monday, tickets for comedian Bo Burnham’s Charter Day show in Phi Beta Kappa Hall sold out after [...]

Missing memorials

Missing memorials

Posted On: February 02, 2016

Following the Thomas Jefferson sticky notes demonstration, it has recently become popular to say that our school’s reverence [...]

A charter day to remember

A charter day to remember

Posted On: February 02, 2016

Some of you may have been asking yourselves what you’ll be doing when you’re 323 years old. Well, [...]

An all-inclusive living experience

An all-inclusive living experience

Posted On: February 02, 2016

The administration’s decision to open gender neutral housing represents an important step in creating a more welcoming and [...]

A more dynamic common application

A more dynamic common application

Posted On: January 25, 2016

By bringing the focus of college admissions away from test scores and checklists of honor societies and clubs, [...]

Necessary progress

Necessary progress

Posted On: January 25, 2016

The hiring of Dr. Roy is an important step toward the advancement of mental health services at the [...]

A perfectly imperfect time for students to study in Europe

A perfectly imperfect time for students to study in Europe

Posted On: January 25, 2016

Perhaps the greatest learning opportunities present themselves most candidly in times of unrest. If this is true, then [...]

Two parties, one election and low voter turnout

Two parties, one election and low voter turnout

Posted On: January 25, 2016

When I have asked people around campus how they plan to vote, there exists no clear trend but [...]

A flawed ideology: free college that isn’t free

A flawed ideology: free college that isn’t free

Posted On: January 25, 2016

While well-intentioned, the flaw in Sanders’ plan is that unobtainable higher education does not fall on the backs [...]