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Category: Opinions

A Case for Veganism

By Cecelia Marquez and Scott Zimmerman Here at St. Mary’s, we pride ourselves on being green. Many of us describe ourselves as environmentalists — people who act to decrease their environmental footprint by altering their modes of consumption. In practice, we switch out our incandescent light bulbs for compact fluorescent Read More

Current FCC Chairman Is Doing Less Regulating and Allowing More Propaganda

Under the purview of its chairman, Ajit Pai, and President Donald Trump, the Federal Communications Commision (FCC) has become less of a regulatory institution and more of a strong-arm influence towards pro-Trump propaganda. Alongside the president’s attacks on the media, Pai’s manipulation of the supposedly independent agency signals the degradation Read More

Alumni Letter to the Administration Regarding Title IX

This letter and alumni signatures were originally published here. Dear President Jordan, I write this letter in the hope that you will commit publicly to enforcing Title IX, in the wake of announcements by Education Secretary Betsy DeVos that the federal government will be rescinding specific guidance and enforcement for schools. Read More