Opinions

Global issues deserve campus attention

By Ghali Khalil – 4 weeks ago

On April 9—Palm Sunday—I awoke to alarming news of a terrorist attack in my homeland: At St. George’s Church in Tanta, at 10 a.m. Egyptian time, as the choir was…

Macron must defeat Le Pen in election

By Drew Solender – 4 weeks ago

Simply said, it is essential for centrist Emmanuel Macron of En Marche! to defeat far-right Marine Le Pen of the Front National in the French presidential election, which takes place…

Colleges should welcome political dissent

By Drew Solender – 1 month ago

Since publishing an article titled “Politicization of VSA should be questioned in election,” an admittedly controversial subject, I have received a great deal of pushback from people on campus. I…

Chechen anti-LGBTQ crimes merit action

By Sylvan Calko Perlmutter – 1 month ago

Unexpectedly, the world is once again talking about Chechnya, a republic within the Russian Federation. During the Russo-Chechen wars of the 1990s and 2000s, televisions buzzed with footage of the…

Discourse around Syrian intervention needs more nuance

By Sylvan Calko Perlmutter – 1 month ago

The established political factions of the United States nearly unanimously greeted the recent intervention in Syria, in the form of shooting 59 tomahawk cruise missiles at At Al Shayrat airfield,…