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Opinion

Is The Sunken Place My Safe Space?

Raymond Matthews examines the role of the 'sunken place' in the lives of black Americans, and toll being woke takes on mental health.
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How Studying Abroad Improved My Mental Health

On the Menu Editor Tiffany Velazquez discusses how studying abroad in Bristol, England has impacted her mental health.
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How Spinal Surgery Changed My Life: My Fight for Mental and Physical Health

Emily Hickingbottom examines how a debilitating spinal injury and subsequent withdrawal from school allowed her to gain a new outlook on life.
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Argument in the Office: The Merits of Read Receipts

Opinion writers Ally McCulloch and Simon Ahrens face off on the societal value of read receipts.
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AirPods: Pretentious or Practical?

Unafraid to stir up controversy, Melanie Ziment pleads her case for the 'Pods.
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Performative Protest or Pure Profit: Can Brands Have It All?

Melanie Ziment explores the relationship between corporate empires and grassroots social movements.
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So Healthy You Hurt

Miranda de Moraes puts the newest diet and food fad under the microscope.
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Island In The Sun

Calista Liu espouses the benefits of studying abroad in Cyprus.
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Fantastic Queerbaits and Where to Find Them

Anabel Costa examines the tendency of Hollywood movies to exploit gay characters for the benefit of claiming diversity.
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Fresh Off First Quarter

Joshen Mantai reflects on the freshman experience one quarter into her first year.
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Guns Trump Lives: Is It Even Worth Living In America Anymore?

Hannah Jackson compares her experience in a gun-regulated country with her experiences in the U.S.
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A Revived Relationship with Food

Miya Herzstein reflects on how studying abroad has changed her eating habits for the better.
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The Personal is Political: My UCDC Experience

Sarah Garrett recounts her experience interning on Capitol Hill for the UCDC program.
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Pursue Your Passion or Please Your Parents?

What if the life you envision for yourself doesn't match up with the one your parents envision for you? Sanya Kamidi searches for a compromise.
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Are You a Murderer or a Sexist? Choose One

Annabel Li discusses the dichotomous nature of the abotion debate.
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