Staff Standoff

Staff Standoff: Are Trendy, Expensive Workout Classes Worth It?

YES: Charlotte Dross I was a freshman the first time that I went to a spin class. Although I had never gone to a group workout class nor ridden a stationary bike, I was...

Staff Standoff: Should physician assisted suicide be legal?

On a crisp November morning in 2014, 29-year-old Brittany Maynard laid in her bed in Portland, Ore., clutching the secobarbital pill she had received in May. She swallows it. In 30 minutes, she will...

Staff Standoff: Should People Eat Meat?

Mary Orsak: Pro If you ever doubt that Americans love meat, take a second to evaluate the influence of the crown jewel of meat products: bacon. In a market driven by consumer demands, one...

Staff Standoff: Should We Diet?

No, We Shouldn’t: It’s not unusual to walk into the dining hall and see students with small amounts of food on their tray that do not add up to the healthy calorie amount for...

Staff Standoff: Are Humans Getting Smarter?

As a teenager living in the 21st century, it is clear to me that humans are getting smarter. With advancements being made in the world of technology, we now have access to an abundance...

The Pros and Cons of Censorship in the Media

It’s the dreaded Sunday afternoon. Piles of homework sit just feet away on your desk, haunting you, signifying the true end to a weekend. The only comfort in the world? Television. With the remote...

Staff Standoff: Should Parents Post Pictures of Their Babies on Social Media?

Try to remember that picture of you and your cousin from when you were 3-years-old— clad in the infamous tankini, parading around the front yard like it was a stage, soap bubbles smeared all...

When Should We Take Exams?

Staff Writers Noor Adatia and Eshani Kishore debate when exams should be held.