By Sarina D. ’19 As the Friends theme song playing over the loudspeaker that served as the class bell faded … More
By Sarina D.’ 19 On a dreary Tuesday afternoon in the middle of what had already felt like a long … More
By Sarina D. ’19 A few weeks ago, I was sitting in the commons, half working on my college applications … More
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.