Category: Op-Ed

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 ...

Baumgart’s Box: Our political conversation is unhealthy. Here’s why.

Baumgart’s Box: Our political conversation is unhealthy. Here’s why.

Op-Ed- November 12, 2019

The editor in chief, Jacob Baumgart, explains how moral psychology can also explain the American tendency to completely block out their political adversaries.

Opinion: What’s an Ag?

Opinion: What’s an Ag?

Op-Ed- November 10, 2019

“Wait, we have a south campus?” Madeline Davidson, a senior studying pre-veterinary medicine and animal biosciences, gets that a lot.

Opinion: Where is safe from advertisers?

Opinion: Where is safe from advertisers?

Op-Ed- November 4, 2019

Victoria Calvin pesters people in Morris Library who were pestering her and others to sign a petition.

Opinion: Lime Scooters

Opinion: Lime Scooters

Op-Ed- November 4, 2019

Cierra McNeill believes students on the UD campus need access to a more reliable, affordable and efficient form of transportation.