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Column: Super Bowl ads are just as important as game

While many tend to focus on the game, the commercials featured during the Super Bowl are equally important. Not only do they prove to be entertaining, but they are also extremely profitable for the companies involved and vital to the world of marketing.


Column: The benefit of taking breaks

Mental health is very important, and taking breaks in-between studying and during the week is proven to help relieve the stress of school. Take time this semester to do something that you love. 


Column: We're not at war with COVID-19

It's common to hear the COVID-19 pandemic described as a "war," but that is a false metaphor. The use of militarized language to describe our response to society's problems isn't just inaccurate; it suggests a reason America can't solve those problems.


Column: Renaming buildings solves nothing

Renaming buildings named after controversial historical figures only serves to rewrite and completely forget history. We should reflect on these elements of history and recognize them in other viable ways. 


Column: 2020 can't be explained by institutional failure

Much of the discourse about 2020 has focused around the idea that the United States’ institutions have somehow “failed.” Unfortunately, this isn't true. The issue isn't something wrong with the institutions, it’s that the institutions themselves are wrong.