Category: Op-Ed

Opinion: The self-inflicted death of the English department

Opinion: The self-inflicted death of the English department

Op-Ed- January 27, 2020

English departments have failed their students, Caleb Owens argues.

I felt the Bern four years ago. But Bernie 2020 is leaving me cold.

I felt the Bern four years ago. But Bernie 2020 is leaving me cold.

Op-Ed- January 22, 2020

As the candidate surges in young voter support, Caleb Owens suggests caution.

Opinion: Our planet is dying, don’t make it about socialism

Opinion: Our planet is dying, don’t make it about socialism

Op-Ed- December 2, 2019

"Innovation and hard work are hallmarks of our capitalist society. Some of history’s greatest inventions have been created from the innovation our system has brought."

Opinion: The eyes of history are on us, so let’s get to work

Opinion: The eyes of history are on us, so let’s get to work

Op-Ed- December 2, 2019

"Now is the time for all of us to get involved in politics, because you can make a substantial difference in the lives of so ...

Opinion: Faculty senate’s leap toward local food

Opinion: Faculty senate’s leap toward local food

Op-Ed- November 19, 2019

UD has a contract with the Aramark Corporation, a food service company that currently runs the dining halls on campus. Based in Philadelphia, it operates ...

Opinion: University’s 2020 sustainability goal in need of a desperate status update

Opinion: University’s 2020 sustainability goal in need of a desperate status update

Op-Ed- November 18, 2019

Jan Castro has noticed that a promise was made by UD to reduce carbon emissions significantly by 2020. 2020 is a month away, and Jan ...

Opinion: The cost of convenience

Opinion: The cost of convenience

Op-Ed- November 18, 2019

"We are still far, far away from a zero waste reality," Sarra Sundstrom, a senior majoring in environmental studies & English, says.

Opinion: Guilty conscience from a world on fire

Opinion: Guilty conscience from a world on fire

Op-Ed- November 18, 2019

The world is on fire, and Shuja Abbas, a chemical engineer, believes his field is largely responsible.

Opinion: The case against idling

Opinion: The case against idling

Op-Ed- November 14, 2019

According to Anthony Chan, idling can more pollutive than than we think. He makes his case against this common automobile practice in defense of the ...

Patterson Pontificates: The onward march of history

Patterson Pontificates: The onward march of history

Op-Ed- November 12, 2019

The Executive Editor returns with more nonsense: 30 years after the “end of history,” s--- is hitting the proverbial fan. So where does that leave ...