Education

Opinion: The issue with single-issue voting

Opinion: The issue with single-issue voting

America has always prided itself on the freedom it offers its citizens. Freedom of speech enables political discourse, freedom of the press allows the People to lift the veil covering the Politicians and freedom of protest has served as a microphone for the oppressed....

Opinion: Queer liberation is a pillar of pride

Opinion: Queer liberation is a pillar of pride

I first dipped my toes in the GSA movement when I was 11 and saw an older classmate hang a poster advertising my school’s GSA club. Sporting a shy grin and using a pile of textbooks to hide my face, I sat through a presentation on the definitions of various...

Opinion: Dear College Board

Opinion: Dear College Board

It’s 1:06 a.m. on a Monday in March and I am frantically trying to recall the names of the processes that accompany fermentation not found in glycolysis.  I haven’t left my room in three hours because a break is a royalty I do not have the right to indulge myself in....

Opinion: Arizona bill discriminates against LGBTQ education

Opinion: Arizona bill discriminates against LGBTQ education

On April 14, Arizona State House passed Senate Bill 1456, which limits LGBTQ sexual education material taught in classrooms. This bill requires parents to opt-in for a curriculum concerning sexuality, gender identity or gender expression. Because this bill allows...

The Axial Age: A spiritual revolution

The Axial Age: A spiritual revolution

The Axial Age, coined by German philosopher Karl Jaspers, is a period from roughly the 8th to 3rd century BCE that signified a cultural shift in the major Eurasian civilizations of China, India, Persia and the Mediterranean toward the modern era. Notable philosophers...

Opinion: std::map vs std::unordered_map

Opinion: std::map vs std::unordered_map

Computer programs are often used to store and access large amounts of data, with one example being a program to manage students’ data. If a teacher wanted to modify a student’s information, they would want to find the student quickly and update it. They’d also want to...