Category: Opinions

Why Poetry Must Be Taught

By:  Henry W. Noe ’22 Opinions Editor The preservation of poetry is absolutely crucial in contemporary society. This beautiful art form is wholly eclectic, as it can be used to teach lessons on the styles of language, on famous historical societies, and on understanding emotional articulation. Although both […]

The Myth of Cultural Appropriation

Olivia Pan Opinions Editor It has been become common to accuse people, most commonly white people, of appropriating another racial group’s music, fashion, hair, etc. And it’s not just white people who are accused of cultural appropriation. For example, Bruno Mars, who is a mix of Filipino, Jewish, […]

1972: Call me Isthishell

Carly Priest Opinions Editor “Scandal: 96 Catholic Universities Have Homosexual Clubs.” That’s the title of an article written by John Ritchie of the group Americans for the Defense of Tradition, Family, and Property (TFP). I actually spoke with John Ritchie on the phone about three weeks ago, when […]

Designer Babies by CRISPR

CRISPR gene editing is an example of a technology that can be found in a futuristic novel of the previous decades.  CRISPR, or Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats,  is a technology being improved by geneticists every day that already has the potential to correct some forms of […]