Tag: Grace Manning

Censorship in the Wake of Tragedy

Grace Manning ‘21 Opinions Editor In the year after Breonna Taylor’s tragic death at the hands of Louisville police officers, rage and indignation resurface as one of these policemen, Jonathan Mattingly, prepares to release a book telling his side of the story that rocked the U.S. and the […]

The Search for Control

Grace Manning ’21 Opinions Editor After nearly a year of waiting for the light at the end of the pandemic’s long tunnel in the form of a vaccine, we fear, and question being vaccinated. This fear is not so much due to a distrust of the vaccine itself […]

The Loss of a Democracy

Grace Manning ’21 This past weekend, thousands of people in Myanmar participated en masse in peaceful protests, calling for the release of Aung San Suu Kyi, the leader of the National League for Democracy party. The party won the recent democratic elections, but military armed forces refused to […]

Rediscovering Our Place

Grace Manning ’21 Opinions Editor With the results of the election finally established, there is a palpable sense of relief among my friends and family members. Many of us, young people in particular, have regained a sense of pride and hope that we had lost over the past […]

This We Can No Longer Ignore

Grace Manning ’21 Opinions Editor There have been hundreds, if not thousands, of posts circulating on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter, urging people to educate themselves in order to help combat issues of violence and government corruption on the African continent. It started with news on SARS or the […]

A Country, Divided

Grace Manning ‘21  Opinions Editor There is a saying that is common in many American households: “No politics at the dinner table”. My family doesn’t ever follow this rule and we have engaged in many a rousing dinner debate, often resulting in someone stalking off and others refusing […]