Topic: Elitism

Bandler ’22: It’s time to look beyond celebrity admissions scandals

Op-eds, Opinions

Bandler ’22: It’s time to look beyond celebrity admissions scandals

April 23, 2019 0 comments

The Granoff dinner was an embarrassment for the University, and it is undeniably immoral that the uber-rich, like Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman, can pay or cheat their way into elite institutions and receive special benefits once admitted.

Reed ’21: The Virtue of Failure

Opinions

Reed ’21: The Virtue of Failure

March 21, 2019 0 comments

Imagine not being allowed to fail. Imagine growing up, seeing failure on the horizon, only to have your parents swoop in and save you. You never learn from your mistakes, because you rarely make any of consequence.

Secondo ’16 GS: The audacity of the scam

Columns, Opinions

Secondo ’16 GS: The audacity of the scam

March 19, 2019 0 comments

On March 12, Operation Varsity Blues exposed your run-of-the-mill C-list celebrities, financiers, Division 1 coaches and educational consultants as a motley coterie of fraudsters and racketeers that spun a scheme of idiotic deceit.

Fernandez ’21: The responsibility of privilege

Columns, Opinions

Fernandez ’21: The responsibility of privilege

November 28, 2018 0 comments

This year’s midterm elections boasted the highest voter turn-out rates in half a century — resulting in a major win for Democrats in the House of Representatives and significant strides in diversifying representation, especially for women of color.