Burning Down the House Can be a Good Thing: A Defense of Freedom of Speech

Wesleyan University’s current controversy over reducing the yearly budget of their newspaper, The Wesleyan Argus, from $30,000 to $13,000 has caused the ever- simmering debate about freedom of speech on college campuses to rise to a boil. Though the current vogue across higher education in the United States to employ trigger warnings and create “safe...

On This Year’s Commencement Choice

When the 2016 commencement speaker was announced, our staff hummed with approval. Yes. Amazing, a journalist, I guess what we’re doing must be important! Naturally we approved, and her appointment was welcomed, almost without question, by many of our peers as well. The news of Rukmini Callimachi’s nomination was met with an interest not unlike...

On Going Forward (Part Luca)

Dear humans of our fair campus, thank you for participating in co-creating this year’s The College Voice. In my semester-long capacity as Managing Editor — alongside the immaculate Dana Sorkin — I have seen validated many-times over the need and value for the newspaper we share. To those who read our humble publication, your interest...