Tag: Michael O'Brien

The Case for Silence

Michael O’Brien ‘23 Editor in Chief  Awkward pauses in a conversation with someone you’ve just met, the quiet passive aggression of a silent treatment, the discomfort of not being able to respond to a question in class; silence takes on a brutal presence in lots of scenarios. Especially […]

Letter from the Editor

Michael O’Brien ‘23 Editor-in-Chief As I began reflecting on the near completion of my first semester as Editor in Chief of The Spire, the first direction my mind went to was gratitude. While Thanksgiving may be far in the rearview mirror as we enter the holiday season, I […]