Letter From a 20.9-Year-Old

Today marks the one-week countdown to the day I’ve been dreaming of since I was an 18-year-old playing “Hey Mister” in the Safeway parking lot of my hometown. (Also, I highly discourage asking strangers for alcohol—very risky. Don’t do it, kids!) On the eve of this momentous occasion, there are some memories of my past […]

Need a Friend? April Is Here

Are you stressed about this quarter? Have you found that staring into the abyss no longer satisfies your boredom? Well look no further, because the internet has once more out down itself by providing live coverage of nature’s long necked friend; April the giraffe. For over 3 months, the New York Zoo has provided live […]

Skills < Degrees?

Today, many citizens believe that a four-year college degree is the only path to home ownership, financial stability and happiness. Dissection of this stereotype reveals that this is not only a recent trend, it may be a misguided one. The idea that good jobs are only attainable with a degree starts with the definition of […]

In Defense of NBA Youngsters

Now that the NCAA men’s basketball season has wrapped up, basketball analysts will turn their attention to the 2017 NBA Draft, where 60 of the best college and international prospects will be drafted by NBA teams. This leads to a lot of overanalyzing about what the talent level of these young players will be years […]

Letter to the Editor

This letter is in response to an op-ed from the March 1, 2017 issue of the Spectator. Dear Spectator, May I offer an opinion on an opinion? Joseph Richter, in his March 1, 2017 op-ed “Eating on Campus with a Visual Impairment” submitted not only a finely crafted piece of writing, but makes a good […]

Just Like NASCAR, Democrats Need to Turn Left

In the past eight years, the Democratic party has managed to lose over a thousand elected positions, including the White House. There are many factors that contribute to these losses, but it is clear that the current campaign strategies are not working. People are leaving the party in droves; many on the left are disillusioned […]

NBA 2/3 Season Awards

As the NBA season comes to two-thirds completion, Willy names some of the most noteworthy players and coaches so far. VIA GETTY IMAGES – JONATHAN BACHMAN LeBron James is leading the Cavaliers who are the currently the top seed in the East. MVP: Lebron James There are so many ways this one could go. You’ve […]

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