By Sarina D. ’19 As the Friends theme song playing over the loudspeaker that served as the class bell faded into the background, we found ourselves standing before a group of twenty-something […]
By Sarina D.’ 19 On a dreary Tuesday afternoon in the middle of what had already felt like a long week, Crystal students and faculty members alike gathered together, first around campus […]
By Sarina D. ’19 A few weeks ago, I was sitting in the commons, half working on my college applications and half scrolling through conspiracy theories on Quora Digest, when I happened […]
By: Max D. (’18)
In August of 2016, the University of Chicago sent a letter to its incoming freshman plainly stating that the college would not support or encourage ‘trigger warnings’ or ‘safe spaces’. The university asserted that allowing students to shape the school’s curriculum away from material that was controversial or uncomfortable would hamper the freedom given to their professors to pursue ideas and challenge established thought.