Opinion

A Different Kind of Age Gap: The Problem With Adult Actors Playing Teenage Characters

Mikayla Buhbe discusses why it might not be so great to cast adults to play teenagers in shows and movies.
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The Language of Man

Maya Salem unpacks hidden sexist undertones interwoven into the very structure of language.
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Finding A Silver Lining in Quarantine

Kenneth Moody reflects on the light at the end of the tunnel for our collective pandemic problems.
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Progressive Christianity’s Refreshing Relationship with Abortion

Kiana Perez Granados unpacks the intersectionality between pro-choice arguments and Christianity, arguing that the two are more similar than opposed.
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Argument in the Office: Is Turning 21 a Bright Side or Another Burden?

Maya Salem and Carrieanna Mamba evaluate whether turning 21 is really worth the hype anymore.
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Opinion Staff’s 2020 Reflections and Resolutions for 2021

Opinion staff shares their thoughts on the year 2020 and resolutions for the new year.
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Warped Views on Congressional Leadership

Nicholas Liu explores criticisms of Democratic leaders Pelosi and Schumer.
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The Supreme Court Considers Reviving State-Sponsored Discrimination

Faiz Surani unpacks the potential for an unprecedented ruling in Fulton v. City of Philadelphia.
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Argument in the Office: TikTok — Brainless or Brilliant?

Rayanne Asuncion and Maiyan Pearl debate whether getting a good laugh overshadows potentially harmful content on TikTok.
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A Generation of Constant Crisis

Christine Tu reflects on the trials and tribulations that Gen Z has already had to face in their short lives and shares her tentative hopes for the future.
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Giving White Literary Canon the Boot

Kiana Perez-Granados reflects on the importance of diversity in literature and urges students and teachers alike to expand their reading lists.
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“Harry Potter” and the Heat Death of the Author

Katie Caracciolo unpacks the recent condemnable actions of author J.K. Rowling and the dangers of the resulting attempted reclamation of her previously blindly beloved series.
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The Problematic Politicization of the Black American Vote

Tali Braun discusses the history and continued politicization of the Black vote in American politics.
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Argument in the Office: Culture and Race in the Media — Represented or Stereotyped?

Staff writers Reena Khanna and Carrieanne Mamba discuss the importance and possible pitfalls of representation in media.
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California’s Fight Against the Trump Administration for Cleaner Air

Nathaniel Ramierez details California's fight for cleaner air and how the Trump Administration is holding the state back.
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