Caroline Skoog

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Skoog: No more heroes

Encouraging martyrdom in stories of gun violence depoliticizes the gun control discussion.

Skoog: Rodney Reed is innocent

Reed was wrongly convicted of murder, highlighting longstanding issues with institutional racism in the criminal justice system.

Skoog: The big trash debate

Upholding the organized collection was the right move, but St. Paul isn’t off the hook when it comes to its policies.

Skoog: What about whataboutism’s advantages?

Recently defined in the Oxford dictionary as “the technique or practice of responding to an accusation or difficult question by making a counter-accusation or raising a different issue,” the term “whataboutism” has risen in popularity in both political discourse and everyday conversation. 

Skoog: I’m hungry for clarity and student voices

Maybe the less we know about Aramark's connection to the UDS contract, and consequently the contract’s labor and union abuses, the more likely they are to quietly return to the University’s dining halls next year.