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Letter to the Editor

Dueling Columns


Despite making immense contributions to Gonzaga's journalism program, the university will not be renewing Tracy Simmons' contract. Students within the program feel this is a large error on behalf of Gonzaga. 

Oxford University differs immensely from Gonzaga in a multitude of ways, however, the most noticeable is the set up of terms. Instead of the typical two found at American universities, Oxford has three.  


Look, I’ll be the first to admit, I enjoy Chick-fil-A’s food. 

New beginnings are tough. Leaving home to begin life at a university can be especially difficult, because it means you are embarking on a new chapter in your life without the comforts and people who make it “home.”

Thus far, Marvel’s Netflix outings have created one truly great show: “Jessica Jones.” While the rest aren’t bad (so long as you ignore “Iron Fist”), that first season of “Jessica Jones” was truly something special.

Gonzaga was one of the most searched locations on Google in 2017. With this honor comes great responsibility: a responsibility to look modern, fresh and relevant. 

I felt betrayed. I didn’t even check, because I knew. The second I took that fateful step onto the raised stage, I felt the snap. I heard it too. 

With the heightened environment surrounding sexual assault and rape in the media and popular culture, I thought it was important to define sexual assault in a way that is meaningful. As someone who has experienced this and supported many friends who have gone through this terrible affair, I …

I don’t ask for much. In fact, I like to think of myself as a pretty understanding, open-minded individual. Most people describe me as chill and know that — although I am passionate — it takes a lot to make me upset.

Growing up in San Diego for the majority of my life, I always enjoyed the privileges of the beach, sunny blue skies and killer California burritos. I idly watched as other states struggled with social issues, making a profit off of goods and division of political beliefs.