Opinion: We need to do more about climate change before it is too late

Raghav Raj | Staff Writer  On April 31, President Joe Biden unveiled new measures to overhaul and upgrade American infrastructure, proclaiming his plan “a once-in-a-generation investment in America.” Officially titled the American Jobs Plan, the initiative is the largest presidential effort to fight climate change ever, dwarfing former President Barack Obama’s 2009 Stimulus bill which allotted a comparatively paltry $90 […]

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Opinion: Mason’s mental health training deserves to roll out to everyone

Shravani Page | Staff Writer Mason has had its fair share of mental health-related issues. And Mason has done a lot to help students combat them.  They’ve allocated more resources and even trained teachers and a small group of students in suicide prevention. They’ve developed numerous connections with Cincinnati Children’s, the Lindner Center of Hope, and organizations such as MindPeace. […]

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Opinion: Choosing myself during the season of love

Shravani Page | Staff Writer  I don’t hate Valentine’s Day.  The hopeless romantic in myself loves it. A day where you have the opportunity to express love toward someone. A day full of chocolates, candlelight dinners, and heart-shaped everything.  My romanticization of this day has stuck with me for a while.  I was somewhat of a “social butterfly” my sophomore […]

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Opinion: Trump’s acquittal reflects lasting effects of political power

Raghav Raj | Staff Writer  On February 13, just over a month after violent right-wing insurrectionists stormed the Capitol building, the second impeachment of former President Donald J. Trump came to an unceremonious, all-too-predictable end. Though a majority of the Senate — by a 57-43 vote — voted for Trump’s conviction, there weren’t enough votes to reach the supermajority needed […]

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Opinion – Going to the movies: a beautiful pastime and its nearing demise

Raghav Raj | Staff Writer  Earlier this month, Warner Media announced that their entire 2021 slate — 17 feature films, including big-name releases like Dennis Villanueve’s ‘Dune’ remake and the fourth installment of The Matrix — would be released on HBO Max concurrently with its theatrical release. This stunning announcement effectively puts an end to the theatrical window before a […]

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Opinion- Dear John Kasich: Go Away

Raghav Raj | Staff Writer  On November 7, right after the Associated Press called the 2020 Presidential Election in favor of Joe Biden, former Ohio Governor (and current Biden surrogate) John Kasich went on CNN for an extended tirade against the progressive wing of the Democratic party.  Kasich, a Republican, didn’t mince words. Amidst the calling for “fiscally conservative” austerity […]

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Opinion: Dealing with an invisible sickness

Rilee Malloy | Staff Writer “But you don’t look like you’re sick.” You’re right, I don’t look sick. From the outside looking in, you would never know that something is wrong. But I wake every morning knowing that I am chronically ill and I won’t be getting better. When I was nine, I was hit with a diagnosis of Ehlers […]

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