April 25, 2017

Posts from "Editor's Column"

  • Editor's Column | Dec.01, 2016

    Defending Truth in a Post-Truth World

    by Jacquelyn Kelley ’17 Associate Editor-in-Chief The Oxford English Dictionary recently declared “post-truth” to be the international word of the year due to its frequent utterance during both the Brexit vote and U.S. election. The OED defines the word as…

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  • Opinion | Dec.01, 2016

    McKenzie’s Declassified Finals Survival Guide

    by McKenzie Tavella ’18 Opinion Staff It is quite unbelievable to think that classes will be finished in two weeks. This is what everyone is saying to you, right? This is all I heard over Thanksgiving break. Boy, the semester…

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  • Opinion | Dec.01, 2016

    Procrastination Nation

    by Daniel Barton ’18 Opinion Staff There is nothing quite like the moment a college student realizes he or she has let an assignment completely slip his or her mind. Sometimes it comes while laying in bed, other times it…

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  • Editor's Column | Nov.17, 2016

    An Interview With Dr. Esolen

    by Katherine Puzycki ’17 Editor-in-Chief On Thursday, November 10, Dr. Anthony Esolen of the English department graciously accepted an interview with The Cowl in response to two of his articles, which appeared in Crisis Magazine. “The Narcissism of Campus Diversity…

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  • Opinion | Nov.17, 2016

    400 Years Of The Bard

    by Taylor Godfrey ’19 Asst. Opinion Editor William Shakespeare. Renowned English poet and playwright—more commonly known on this campus as the bane of every student’s existence during the end of freshman DWC. This year, we are celebrating the 400th anniversary…

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  • Opinion | Nov.17, 2016

    UVA: History Is Not Erasable

    by Brianna Abbott ’17 Opinion Co-Editor As colleges are reeling in the post-election haze, University of Virginia President Teresa Sullivan attempted to console her campus with an email, quoting college founder Thomas Jefferson in the process. Instead of comforting the…

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  • Opinion | Nov.17, 2016

    Coping With The Post-Election Blues

    by Carolyn Walsh ’17 Opinion Co-Editor After last week’s shocking election, it goes without saying that emotions are running high in America. For those people, like myself, who supported Hillary Clinton and had hope for what her administration would do…

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  • Opinion | Nov.17, 2016

    Our Divided Nation

    by Lela Biggus ’18 Opinion Staff I think we’ve all read plenty of opinions this week. In fact, from the news media to snippets on Snapchat to your dad ranting on Facebook, there are enough extreme opinions on the Presidential…

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  • Opinion | Nov.10, 2016

    The Next Four Years

    by Taylor Godfrey ’19 Asst. Opinion Editor Watching the results from the 2016 Presidential Election pour in on Wednesday night, I was completely panicked. And not just “really hoping my candidate wins but I will be okay either way” panicked,…

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  • Opinion | Nov.10, 2016

    Students Deserve Sick Days Too

    by Hannah Paxton ’19 Opinion Staff As someone whose primary concern at college is attending all of my classes and ensuring that I maintain good grades, there is one thing I deem to be more important than school, and that…

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