Tag: julia maher

Sacrifice During COVID-19

Julia Maher ‘23 Opinions Editor College is generally seen as a time of freedom and independence, but COVID-19 makes college students feel the exact opposite way. Although we need to follow all the restrictions to curb the pandemic, there are still obvious drawbacks to staying on campus. Students […]

BLM: Basic Human Rights, Not Politics

Julia Maher ’23 Opinions Editor Since Alicia Garza, Patrisse Cullors and Opal Tometi founded the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement in July 2013 after the acquittal of George Zimmerman’s murder of Trayvon Martin, some conservatives have profoundly politicized the organization. Contrary to what they think, BLM is a […]

Crusader of the Week: Julia Maher ’23

Name: Julia Maher Hometown: Tacoma, Washington Major: English with a concentration in gender, sexuality, and women’s studies Campus Activities: Spire Opinions Editor, SPUD, Spring Break Immersion Program, Hospitality Minister, & Pride Favorite Movie: The Shining Favorite Song: Mariposa by Peach Tree Rascals Favorite Singer/Group: Surfaces Favorite Color: Purple […]