Call to Empathy

In under a day, the American dream took a stark turn to a populism driven repudiation of what we have all come to know as our government.  The rejection of…

Conservative Quashing in the Classroom

Academia repulses me. Sedentarily sitting within the confines of a classroom makes me incredibly uncomfortable and uneasy. Every day I prepare myself for vehement attacks: I must cope with the…

The Marist Mid-Semester “Break” Myth

Every fall, Marist awards students a short “break” in the middle of the semester. At the end of midterm week, Friday classes are canceled to give assumedly sleep-deprived and stressed…

2016 Presidential Race: Who’s the Best Candidate?

The 2016 primaries are underway, and candidates from both parties have been running intense campaigns in order to secure their party’s nomination. While former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Bernie…

Donald Trump: Pure Entertainment

Real estate developer and television personality Donald John Trump launched his presidential campaign on June 16, 2015.  Prior to the presidential campaign, Trump was known as a real estate mogul…

Priority Points at Marist College

Have you ever studied really hard for a midterm or final, only to get it back and get a low grade? It probably didn’t feel very good to have that…