The Complex Task of Unpacking Oppression

Two weeks ago, I wrote a piece on the coexistence of oppression and privilege at the Planned Parenthood rally in Denver. It contained an implicit assumption about what it means to be oppressed—defining oppression in […]

Messiness: The Key to Creativity

More often than not, cleanliness is associated with a certain quality of life. No one ever encourages another person to “be messier” or “less organized.” Often, when a person is messy, they are encouraged to […]

City Council Endorsement: Richard Skorman

In about a month, as residents of the third district of Colorado Springs, Colorado College students get to vote again. The April 4 municipal election will determine who will be the District 3 City Council […]

The Trumpian Diaspora

Written by Carter Ivey ’16 The second I step out of my building to bask in the gloomy cloudiness of the London sky, the barrage of questions begins. Did you hear what he did? Can […]

Why the Term “Fake News” is Doublethink

Written by Silas Babilonia In the year 1949, George Orwell wrote a dystopian book that would forever change the way that humanity looked at political structures. In the strange futuristic world of “1984,” he attempted […]

An Active Life Won’t Fix Obesity

Today, approximately 17 percent of children in the U.S. between the ages of two and 19 are obese. The number is much higher for adults, hovering around 36.5 percent. Obesity rates have risen steadily over […]