Socially isolating before it was cool

By Shayne Silver-Riskin In September of 2018, I entered social isolation because outside felt scary. COVID-19 had not yet reared its ugly head, but social anxiety had already reared its ugliness inside my head. I would often go days without leaving my dorm because even when I hurriedly paced down the hallway to the bathroom,…

Their Covid-19 Policy Worked: Do Students Trust the Administration?

By Siobhán Mitchell As Denison enters what may be one of the most difficult times in its history, the fate of nearly 2,000 students hinges on the Weinberg administration. (POTUS gets their time in office identified by their surname, so it seems appropriate that Denison do the same for our president.) Although there is an…

Is the Holocaust Already a Faded Memory?

By Jacob Dennen and Marc Mitchell As I scrolled through my Instagram this past week, I saw only a couple people, all of them Jewish, posting about this week being the anniversary of Kristallnacht, a night when virtually any Jewish-owned property was attacked and destroyed in 1938 in Nazi Germany. Last year, my father, a…

Campus Safety in the Time of the Novel Coronavirus

By Sarah MacKenzie This semester has been one like no other. Masks are required on campus grounds, many classes are remote, and the social life has taken a sharp right turn to the Tower, the deck of Silverstein, and the “Blue Garden” (that muddy patch outside of Myers). No longer are Sunnies apartments crowded with…