Column 12/4/2017, 12:02am

Haasch: Fan content should support, not harm, idols

In general, fans need to consider their behavior toward their idols. I’m not saying that we need to stop producing fan content, but I am saying that we need to be respectful and considerate about the way we create and disseminate it. 

Column 12/3/2017, 11:58pm

Ailts: We place too much importance on a college major

Naturally, the assumptions people make about you based on your major are derived from vague stereotypes they hold about different fields of study, and can therefore feel very reductive. College students themselves might pick a major due to their own preconceived notions about what certain majors mean, or because they’re influenced by the preconceptions of others. 

11/30/2017, 1:00am

Schneider: Rolling back the birth control mandate is a problem

Providing contraceptives empowers women economically. It is no coincidence that women who have control over their bodies execute more control over their lives. There are strong correlations between the availability of contraceptives, the decline of teenage pregnancies and the increase of women participating in the workforce and earning educations.