Opinion

Editorial: 23 years down and a lifetime to go

Editorial: 23 years down and a lifetime to go

Today is my twenty third birthday. Yes, I am still in my undergrad and yes, I do have goals for myself. I have spent four and a half years at Laurier and honestly still do not want to leave. We often have a timeline in our minds, or at least I do, and it often relates to how old we […]

by Sarah Tyler· · Opinion ·
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Commercialism during the holidays isn’t necessarily bad

For a lot of people who celebrate, Christmas preparations dominate a large portion of the year. Before Halloween is even over, candy canes and advent calendars are being sold in stores, and by the time November rolls around, “Winter Wonderland” has been played a hundred times over in every mall. People spend countless hours picking out gifts for their family, […]

by Alyssa Di Sabatino· · Opinion ·
Editors Note: Nostalgic for 2018

Editors Note: Nostalgic for 2018

  With the fall term wrapping up and coming to an end, I think many of us are inevitably thinking about how we will be starting the new year. Although looking to the future and setting new goals and resolutions is important, I think it’s equally as important to take a moment to reflect on the past year and everything […]

by Safina Husein· · Opinion ·
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Trump’s proposal to end birthright citizenship is unconstitutional

America’s fourteenth constitutional amendment reads: “all persons born or naturalized in the United States, are citizens of the United States.” This means that birthright citizenship is granted to any person born in the United States, regardless of their parentage. It extends to children of both documented and undocumented immigrants who now reside in the United States. The idea of birthright […]

by Alyssa Di Sabatino· · Opinion ·
Editorial: Civility is the best approach to social media

Editorial: Civility is the best approach to social media

There are countless vehicles for online expression in our age. Be it Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Reddit etc., there is no shortage of spaces where people can express themselves in any way they see fit. It seems that when people are not physically present with others, they feel as though they have a right to be as uncivilized as possible. But […]

by Alyssa Di Sabatino· · Opinion ·