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Nerdster: One step closer to the replicator

Do you ever wish that you lived in the world of #StarTrek? Maybe someday we will, sorta. Read on to see how some of our technology is reflecting the realm of sci-fi.

The Bigger Picture: Clouded vision

The Bigger Picture: Clouded vision

World Vision found itself the target of evangelical criticism after a policy change on same-sex marriage—so much so, that they reversed their policy 48 hours later. Was their reversal the result of prayerful consideration? Or were they pressured by evangelical leaders who questioned their Christianity and pulled their financial support? And why is it often the marginalized and oppressed—like the 2,000 children who lost their sponsors—who suffer at the hands of our theological divides and culture wars?

Overstating the obvious

Overstating the obvious

Feminism is a hot topic on campus, but one editorialist argues there’s no need for heated debate. Defining the goals of feminism would allow women and men to stand behind the equality-driven movement.

by · April 4, 2014 · 2 comments · Editorials
GPA won’t get you pay

GPA won’t get you pay

Students spend a lot of time and effort clinging to their GPAs. But is their stress misplaced? One editorialist suggests students should spend more time pursuing internships and other opportunities that will better prepare them for the workforce.

by · March 14, 2014 · 0 comments · Editorials
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Food for thought

With all the many options available in the D.C., students should have little to complain about. Yet negative attitudes and comments abound. To discover the source of these poor outlooks, one Echo staff member suggests an introspective look.

by · March 7, 2014 · 0 comments · Editorials
The Bigger Picture: Generation me

The Bigger Picture: Generation me

High school senior Rachel Canning moved out of her home after fighting with her parents about house rules. Now she’s taking her parents to court, to demand that they pay for her living expenses and upcoming college tuition. Could this court case change the way that parents and children interact? Are millennials so entitled and irresponsible that they would take money from their own parents in order to live independently?

In defense of the backward conservative

In defense of the backward conservative

Yes, the Amish student’s formal education ends in eighth grade. But is an education in life skills valuable, moral and even Biblical? This editorialist says yes.

by · February 28, 2014 · 0 comments · Editorials
Eight years, that’s all you get

Eight years, that’s all you get

Amish children are only educated through eighth grade because of their families’ and cultures’ beliefs, and they are permitted to do so because of a government exemption. Is this religious freedom hampering students’ futures?

by · February 21, 2014 · 0 comments · Editorials
The price is proportionate

The price is proportionate

Many students feel cheated by their meal plans, which seem to charge them for meals many never eat (read: breakfast). But this contributor shows why that isn’t the case—and argues that a full meal plan may even build community.

by · February 14, 2014 · 0 comments · Editorials
Well, that’s comforting

Well, that’s comforting

Do you know what’s in your fabric softener? Opinions editor Hanson Reed reveals all—and encourages you to think twice next time you use it.

by · February 7, 2014 · 0 comments · Editorials