The university recently announced that it appointed two new experts to co-lead the Office of Sustainability. However, the university has historically lacked sustainable practices on campus, affecting its reputation among students. Staff Writer Caroline Powell discusses things we could be doing to enhance sustainability on campus.
Contributing Writer Shreeya Parekh explores the recent cyberattacks potentially sponsored by North Korea on the American and South Korean healthcare industries. Despite the devastating harms caused by these attacks, most people view cybersecurity as a strictly technical field, argues Parekh. Cybersecurity is more than just lines of code, as it affects all aspects of our digital lives.
Contributing Reporter Lily Cloyd argues against the Willow Project, a controversial oil and gas drilling project in Alaska under ConocoPhillips. Cloyd writes that the project will harm the climate and the planet’s future under the guise of economic stability and a boost in energy production.
The Bethany Beach Firefly is a native bug to Bethany Beach, Delaware. The construction around the beach has destroyed a lot of its natural habitat and the population is decreasing. It is currently at risk of extinction and under review to be recognized as federally endangered.
Social media has had a profound effect on journalism by rapidly increasing the quantity of news being produced and consumed. Users of platforms like Twitter or Facebook have the power to provide immediate updates and participate in the act of breaking news through their cell phones.
Editor-in-Chief Tara Lennon is taking a freshman computer science course, as a senior. But this class is teaching her way more than how to program. It’s showing her how the university seems to prioritize academic support for some of its disciplines more than others.
I strongly take a stance that a woman’s body by no right is an owned property of the society. These repulsive changes do not just affect women’s liberation, but also affect men, whose rights are stolen and voices stifled.
The biggest grievance that I’ve had with being lesbian at this university is that people do not take my identity seriously. The men that I’ve known often believe that I can be swayed, though this couldn’t be farther from the truth.
It's about time that we move beyond the distorted western narrative of progress and identify the reality of the past. The only way to do so is by expanding our narratives beyond the history of the U.S. and Europe.
Grouping non-binary people and transgender women with the male demographic is not only ineffective in focusing vaccine distribution on groups engaging in male-loving-male relationships, but it is invaliding to these individuals and their identities.