Opinion

Populism is a dirty word in politics

Most policy decisions require numbers, analysis, research and evidence that then, when matched with a set of priorities and principles, can be determined. But the idea that all of our problems can be solved by simply implementing the most popular ideas is ridiculous, and it completely ignores the nuance of policy making.


Finals week stress is vital to student success

Understandably, many students are stressed about this learning, but the simple reality is that if these exams weren’t given, most students simply would not learn their course content. Very few students truly go above and beyond to learn their coursework at the time it is taught.


Consumers should be careful with personal data

Profiting off data mining is easier than ever before, and because we spend so much of our time online, it is up to us to make sure that we are releasing our personal data in a smart, safe manner, and that we are making it very clear that it is unacceptable to utilize our data beyond a reasonable extent.