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CONTRIBUTIONS

The Dishonorable Side of Latin Honors

Latin honors and new Dean’s List policies will only exacerbate stress culture and discourage students from pursuing academic curiosities.

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November 18, 2019

Interpreting the Nuances of Nutrition

Reading the fine print on our foods may seem cumbersome, but it is much more important for our health than we think.

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October 21, 2019

Why You Should Thank “That Kid” in Your Sosc Class

There is something we can learn from all the different students in UChicago Core classes.

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May 13, 2019

In Defense of Silence

Instead of viewing silence as an awkward conversation-ender, we should embrace it as a valuable time for self-reflection— especially in stressful environments.

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May 4, 2019

The Quarter System Quandary

Instead of switching to a semester system, UChicago administration should consider how academic demands of the quarter system can be made more manageable for students.

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April 13, 2019

Every College Student's Major Problem

Struggling to decide a major is a common—but insufficiently examined—part of the college experience.

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February 25, 2019

Don't Let Disconnected Be the New Norm

Our heavy dependence on technology is getting in the way of our ability to be creative, focus in the classroom, and form meaningful relationships.

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February 12, 2019

More Than a Musical Genre

Hip-hop’s popularity and propensity for controversy obscure its literary excellence and social significance.

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January 17, 2019

Reconsidering Idols in the Era of #MeToo

We should strenuously condemn celebrities who abuse their power. But how far do we have to go?

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December 11, 2018

What My American Friends Don’t Know About Me

The way Americans at UChicago talk to international students reveals a deep and pernicious bias.

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November 15, 2018