Opinion Editor Khalil Gordon goes over some topics that he has had to skip over during the semester.
Assistant Opinion Editor Patrick Healy warns that his White House reform proposal “may remind grizzled American voters of a child’s embrace of an open fire.”
Opinion Editor Khalil Gordon takes a break from the doom and gloom of the world by reminding us that we are ultimately free to do whatever we want to.
Opinion Editor Khalil Gordon discusses his struggle with drifting away from his heritage and finding a new identity amidst the chaos of summer 2020. “I remember lying in my bed last semester in Dugan wondering, ‘Why do I feel so empty?’”
Assistant Opinion Editor Patrick Healy sets out a state-centered plan to help third parties and fix Congress in the process. “Support for reform measures such as capped campaign contributions and term limits is high, but many of these issues can’t be solved with piecemeal legislation requiring improbable constitutional amendments. Instead, structural issues like dark money, two-party control of government, and even gerrymandering can be decreased with electoral reform passed by state legislatures.”
“While I’m not one to shy away from the seedier parts of reality, I feel like overwhelming the populace with constant negativity has greatly contributed to a rise in disaster fatigue.”
“I think the first assumption is that hating something popular some form of gatekeeping; I like this thing and no one else is allowed to like it, and if other people like it then I can’t anymore. But that’s not the case.”
“I think most movies or shows have a romantic subplot of some kind, and in many cases, it’s the main appeal of the show—which is honestly super annoying when you don’t really care for them.”
“I wish I could travel back to last week when I didn’t share the planet with Planter’s new Super Bowl ad: “Baby Nut.”
“The virus, which originated in the Wuhan province of China, has already infected hundreds on the subcontinent, with several confirmed cases on other continents as well.”