“The idea of comparing ‘calories in’ to ‘calories out’ has been entirely oversimplified to the point of misunderstanding.”
Opinions columnist Rachel Loos explains her personal qualms and concerns about the prospect of donating to Boston College after graduating.
“The international community should persuade Maduro’s government to accept humanitarian aid for the Venezuelan people,” argues Rebecca Moretti.
Joseph Staruski discusses “sanctuary cities” and suggests these metropolitan areas revise their mission statements.
“Be an adventurous eater and a fearless chef. Sample challenging recipes, try new restaurants, and conquer unknown ingredients. But if you find yourself in a food rut, don’t fret.”
“Even if artistic programs have to take an initial hit, if we understand finance, we can better fund the arts and support artists in the long run, helping the economy and providing support for intellectual and imaginative pursuits.”
“This inequality is real, and it is harmful and insulting to half of the American population, a half that works just as hard as the other.”
“What’s certain is that these changes will bring disruption and displacement. They will test humans’ adaptability, especially since we cannot necessarily envision or conceptualize what they mean at this point in time.”
“Studying, volunteering, and teaching abroad—these are the activities that students should engage in to transcend the vices that plague society, and to help usher in a greater sense of global humanity.”
“Transitional years can be especially tough, but having an older member from my organization reach out to me encouraged and facilitated my growth into a more confident . . . member of the club.”