Opinion

MEN WORKING sign in work truck on Saint Mary’s College campus sparks questions about gender equality. (Courtesy of Michael Shim)

Letter to the Editor: an alum on campus inclusivity

September 19, 2017

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Dear Editors: I walked across the stage with my head held high, knowing that I was graduating from a college to be proud of. With… Read More ›

Free laundry is fair

September 19, 2017

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By Isabella Ferrante | Contributing Writer As the school year began and we all headed down the hall to do our first load of laundry, it was… Read More ›

A White Supremacist Rally in Chalottesville, VA raised questions about free speech in the Trump era. (Courtesy of Winston-Salem Journal)

Should hate speech be considered a part of free speech?

September 19, 2017

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By Kerry-Anne Loughman | Opinion Columnist It’s no secret that people of minority-based identities do not feel safe in the United States. And I don’t… Read More ›

Students and professors express discontent over DACA repeal. (Courtesy of Annaliese Martinez)

Why DACA repeal is racist, and what we can do about it

September 12, 2017

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By Annaliese Martinez | Contributing Writer On Tuesday, Sept. 5, Attorney General Jeff Sessions revealed Donald Trump’s latest racist, xenophobic action with the announcement of the… Read More ›

Unruly treatment in nurse arrest

September 12, 2017

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Kiana Lei Yap | Opinion Columnist Circulating throughout social media and news programs is the viral video of the hostile arrest of Alex Wubbels, a… Read More ›

Taylor Swift embracing her reputation as a ‘snake’ in her newest video. (Courtesy of Billboard)

Taylor Swift takes a stand against misogyny in new single

September 12, 2017

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By Sarah Knebel | Opinion Editor Using her musical talent, quirkiness and love for vengeance, Taylor Swift has, once again, sent a strong and definite… Read More ›

Berkeley police vacate Martin Luther King Jr. Square Park following antagonism from Antifa and Black Blocc. (Marshall Lymburn/COLLEGIAN)

Violence is not the answer to growing right wing gatherings

September 12, 2017

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By Marshall Lymburn | Opinion Editor Once again, Berkeley has become home to violence and the suppression of free speech. On Sunday, August 27, a… Read More ›

Letter to the Editor: Welcome from President Donahue

August 22, 2017

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It is my genuine pleasure to welcome all new first-year and incoming transfer, graduate, and professional students to Saint Mary’s College this fall. We are… Read More ›

SAINT MARY’S COLLEGE providing an inviting entrance for new students getting ready to call Saint Mary’s home.  (Courtesy of OneDublin)

How to prepare for your next four years at Saint Mary’s College

August 22, 2017

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By Marshall Lymburn | Opinion Editor Congratulations, you’ve made it to college. The plights of high school are over, there are no parents looking over… Read More ›

Students and Faculty of Saint Mary's College attended "End the Silence" rally on May 3, 2017 (Courtesy of Calvin Monroe)

Letter to the Editor: May 22, 2017

May 22, 2017

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My undergraduate experience was full of faces that looked like mine. Morehouse College, the country’s only all male African American higher educational institution, provided me… Read More ›

Letter to the Editor: May 21, 2017

May 21, 2017

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On May 4, I wrote the following letter to one of the reporters, Sarah Knebel, who wrote about what happened to me on campus in… Read More ›

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Why Bebe stores failed and the latest trends in retail

May 18, 2017

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By Farhat Desai | Contributing Writer Since its founding in the 1970’s, Bebe was a trendsetter in clothing and accessories for women in their 20s… Read More ›

Repealed bill lets companies sell your data; be careful online

May 2, 2017

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By Marshall Lymburn | Contributing Writer Late last month, the House and Senate, backed by President Trump, decided to repeal an Obama-era piece of legislation… Read More ›

Trs 097,  puts too much emphasis on the critical methods and not on the Biblical text itself. (Emmaus’ Door by Janet Brooks-Gerloff)

TRS 097: Why you really don’t like your Bible class

May 2, 2017

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By Andrew Gai | Contributing Writer As a Theology and Religious Studies (TRS) major and a former TRS tutor, I have encountered many students who… Read More ›

Armenian Genocide memorial service. (Photo courtesy of paixetdeveloppement)

Genocide unrecognized is genocide twice-over

April 25, 2017

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By Andrei Simpson-Satchlian | Opinion Columnist  On April 24, 1915, my family’s world changed. Like many other disposable Christian subjects, my great-grandfather was a conscripted officer… Read More ›