An Ode to Self Care

April 3, 2017

I’ve been dating this guy for eight months. I think he’s pretty much perfect, but we haven’t said “I love you.” Is it odd he hasn’t said it yet, or should I give him time Read More

LTE: Wade in the Waters

March 29, 2017

Dear editor, I’m writing to you because I can’t help but feel betrayed. I’ve been a fan of the VCU’s notorious basketball team for more than 10 years. I’ve seen the backs of three coaches Read More

LTE: Coach K

February 6, 2017

Dear Editor, I was particularly taken aback when I read the article titled, “Coach K gets tripped up by star guard.”  I am usually very impressed with what comes out of the sports section, which Read More

I now pronounce you, Church and State

February 6, 2017

As I watched 11-year-old Florecita attempt to adhere a diaper to her screaming, flailing 2-year-old daughter on the dirt-laden floor of a Peruvian shelter, a faint chorus of guilt-ridden apologies rang in my ears like Read More

Putting Trump’s executive order in perspective

February 6, 2017

In light of recent political events and VCU’s diverse student body, my attention has been largely focused on the Trump administration’s executive order banning refugees and immigrants from various Middle Eastern and North African countries. Read More

Trump’s War on Facts

January 30, 2017

Since the creation of American democracy, this country has valued a Constitution granting its people the freedom of speech and press. These statements, written as absolute and inalienable rights, led to the creation of a Read More

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