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Sarah Mai

Editorial: Movie franchises limit storytelling options

Martin Scorsese’s recent column for the New York Times clarifying his prior comments about how Marvel movies aren’t cinema set off a debate on the internet about the place of franchise films in our...

Hailee Schievelbein

Editorial: Petty criticism is the opposite of productive

Roxane Gay, well-known author of books like Bad Feminist and Hunger, recently tweeted about her trip to Asia. If it seems completely innocuous, it is. Gay only tweeted about her delight at how clean the...

Sarah Mai

Editorial: Hey Co-Star, how am I feeling today?

Daily Editorial Board
November 14, 2019

While scrolling through your Twitter feed, you are far more likely to stumble upon someone’s astrology reading for the week than you are to find a prayer for someone’s loved one. Likewise, you’ll...

Hailee Schievelbein

Editorial: Don’t treat ignorance like a valuable quality

Ignorance isn’t bliss, and for those of us privileged enough to be attending college, it isn’t an excuse either. It’s certainly not a quality to strive for, despite the current political climate’s...

Hailee Schievelbein

Editorial: Having a minority opinion is not the same thing as belonging to a minority group

There have long been complaints in the sphere of liberal college education in the United States that there is a bias against conservative students from their vastly liberal peers and professors.  Though...

Hailee Schievelbein

Editorial: Tabloid journalism can do real damage

Meghan Markle, the Duchess of Sussex, admitted in an interview with ITV’s Tom Bradby that she wasn’t coping well with the constant scrutiny of the British press. “Any woman, especially when they’re...

Hailee Schievelbein

Editorial: Reactions to Warren’s pregnancy discrimination show a reluctance to listen to peoples’ voices

Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren has recently highlighted the pervasiveness of discrimination against pregnant people by speaking openly about the fact that she herself was fired for...

Hailee Schievelbein

Editorial: Legislation is necessary for the protection of LGBTQ workers

On Tuesday, Oct. 8, the Supreme Court heard three cases regarding workplace discrimination against LGBT employees. Fifty-two percent of adults who identify as LGBTQ live in states where it’s legal for...

Hailee Schievelbein

Editorial: Don’t burn out during your freshman year

If you’re just starting college, you might think it will be much easier than high school. You have fewer classes, no more extracurriculars and more unstructured time. On the other hand your classes will...

Hailee Schievelbein

Editorial: Take advantage of Boynton’s flu shot resources

Though it may still feel like summer outside, a Minnesota winter is coming quicker than any of us are quite ready for. And even though there’s no winter chill in the air, there are plenty of chills and...