Cassie Kuhn


We should not discredit activists because of youth

Dismissing the opinions of young activists is a lazy way to deal with your political differences. If the activists are too young to be listened to, it should not be a daunting task to prove them wrong via rational discussion.

Politics and music can and should coexist

If we rigidly divide politics and art, we will suffer from lower-caliber, less meaningful music and a smaller diffusion of political knowledge and passion among Americans. 

Weinstein proves we need more than awareness around sexual assault

While it’s great that these issues of sexual assault are gaining more exposure and that people seem to be increasingly more comfortable discussing such issues, we’ve seen far too little change in the way that society at large approaches the subject of sexual abuse and misconduct. 

Employers should cover birth control in healthcare plans

If an employer giving their employees the option of taking birth control can be equated to them promoting contraceptive use, then by the same logic an employer depriving their employees of that option can be equated to promoting abortions. Is the latter really the moral high ground that religious health ...

The US government needs to help Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico is an American territory, so whether you support helping all countries in need or you believe in policies that put ‘America first’, supporting and prioritizing providing aid to Puerto Rico is the right thing to do. 

College students should do work that matters to them

By all means, work hard and do everything you can to ensure a bright future for yourself... But don’t find yourself abandoning the things that make you happy because you don’t have the time, or because they don’t look good on a resume.