Tag: Catherine Yackira

Aristotle and toxic productivity

Catherine Yackira ‘24 I’m a big fan of this one philosopher, pretty mainstream guy you’ve probably heard of him: Aristotle. I particularly like his writings on virtue ethics, which focuses on virtues and moral character rather than rules or consequences. I may butcher this explanation, so I recommend […]

Guilty Until Proven Innocent

Catherine Yackira ’24 Opinions Editor I have watched many courtroom dramas where a typical bail hearing goes like this: pan to the defendant, looking fearful- they just want to go home to their family! A neatly dressed lawyer with a fancy briefcase is sitting next to them: they […]

Rush Limbaugh’s Legacy

Catherine Yaskira ‘24 Opinions Editor Rush Limbaugh died on Feb. 17. Some people, like Donald Trump, have mourned him: he gave a touching tribute to Fox News in honor of Rush in which he said, “Well, Rush thought we won, and so do I, by the way” and […]

The Nuclear Option

Catherine Yaskira ’24 Opinions Editor For the first time since 2001 the senate is split 50-50- with Vice President Kamala Harris as a tie breaker, giving democrats barely holding onto a majority in the senate. With a pandemic claiming the lives of nearly half a million Americans, cries […]

The Broken Branch

Catherine Yackira ‘24 Opinions Staff Writer The six men and three women clad in black robes who sit on the highest bench of the nation have an undeniable mysticism about them. Nine of the greatest legal minds in our nation, who are purportedly guided by the sacred text […]

Every Vote Counts

Catherine Yackira ‘24 Staff Writer “Shall the Nevada Constitution be amended by adding a new section guaranteeing specific voting rights to all qualified and registered voters in the state?” This is one of the five constitutional amendment proposals on my ballot this year. I was surprised to read […]