COLUMNS, Opinion

Forced Participation in Discussions Hinders—Not Helps—Student Growth

In many classes—particularly history and English classes—teachers decide to have graded discussions or debates, where students’ scores generally reflect the number of times they speak throughout the conversation. Although these discourses can be an effective way to talk about prevalent issues, the manner in which they are run needs to […]

COLUMNS, Opinion

CDC Ban Presents Peril for the Future

Vulnerable, entitlement, diversity, transgender, fetus, evidence-based, science-based—all of these omnipresent words were recently instructed by the Trump Administration not to be used by the U.S. Center of Disease Control (CDC) in any future budgetary documents. This act is one of censorship. Therefore, we must correct such mishaps before they have […]