Opinion

Bring Staff from Behind the Scenes to Center Stage

by || October 21, 2020

The Editorial Board revisits the topic of Mammoth Day, looking at the fact that staff were not given a spontaneous day off. The Board thus examines the question of how we, as a college, need to do more to assert our appreciation and respect for staff members risking their health to come to work.

Opinion

What To Do If There’s a Coup

by || October 21, 2020

Columnist Cole Graber-Mitchell ’22 calls for proactive political action to preempt President Donald Trump’s potential coup attempt if the election does not go his way.

News

Fresh Faculty: Jacob Olshansky

by || October 21, 2020

Sit down with Professor Jacob Olshansky, the newest member of the chemistry department.

Opinion

The Symposium: Republicans Have Trashed Democratic Norms. Now What?

by || October 21, 2020

The Supreme Court will have a conservative majority after Amy Coney Barrett is confirmed. Columnist Leland Culver ’24 looks at how the United States can maintain democratic norms in the face of this wave of conservatism.

“One day, I was doing homework when I heard two large booms. I decided to send an email to professors in case I died,”

Javid Alizada ’23
News

“These Attacks Happen Everyday”: As War Erupts in Armenia and Azerbaijian, Remote Students Grapple With an Upended World

by || October 14, 2020

On Sept. 27, ethnic and territorial tensions between Azerbaijan and Armenia erupted into full-fledged combat. The fighting, which is a result of deep-rooted historical grievances concerning the occupation of the independently-governed Nagorno-Karabakh region, known to Armenians as Artsakh, has brought hardship to both Armenians and Azerbaijanis alike. As the college has transitioned to remote learning, students who live in these countries have shown resilience as they complete their coursework in the face of astounding adversity.