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OpinionConfessions of a Centrist

August 21, 2019131 min

Illustration by Ren Rader It never bothered me much in the past; in fact, I quite liked playing the role of the contrarian sometimes. People’s discomfort and confusion with my centrist ideology have always been an amusing thing to me. I have always been a born and bred Democrat that bleeds blue. However, I am a different kind of breed from the ones many of you typically hear about on MSNBC or read about in...

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Photo by Matthew Claybrook Around this time in the semester, the “new year” is beginning to look less and less new. We students are getting back into the habit of going to class, doing our homework, going to work and slowly forgetting about those treasured resolutions we made a few weeks ago. We’ve all been there: we start the year with big goals, but once the everyday demands of life come back around, it becomes...