Oliver Hudson

Opinions Columnist

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Articles by Oliver Hudson (19)

Letters to the Editor

Letter: Herald, University lack backbone

October 12, 2015 11 comments

Be outraged with the Herald and University, not the writer.


Hudson ’14: What happened to savings?

December 6, 2013 7 comments

Young adults in particular seem to lack the drive to save, and our generation’s lack of good saving habits will harm our future.


Hudson ’14: Being independent

November 18, 2013 5 comments

Independence and its two components, confidence in the mind and a high sense of self-esteem, are the foundations of a good life in today’s world.


Hudson ’14: Internships for concentration credit

October 15, 2013 3 comments

“Summer internships give students real-world experience that can’t be found in a classroom.”


Roundtable: What, if anything, is missing from the strategic plan?

September 27, 2013 6 comments

Three opinions columnists and the Brown for Financial Aid president share their thoughts on Paxson’s strategic plan.


Hudson ’14: Obama’s college plan — Big Brother knows just the right college for you

September 9, 2013 0 comments

This proposal is a threat to academic freedom and individual thought. In an extreme form, it could become a dictator’s youth training program.


Taking Sides: Should the U.S. have a civil service requirement?

April 12, 2013 11 comments

Asher ’15 and Hudson ’14 square off on this week’s Taking Sides topic.


Hudson ’14: Why does the government have a say in love?

April 2, 2013 6 comments

Protecting the rights to same-sex marriage amounts to a fundamental American principle, no different from protecting freedom of speech or freedom of religion.


Hudson ’14: A lump of coal isn’t so bad

March 19, 2013 14 comments

Given what mass divestment would mean to poorer communities, it’s hard to see the Divest Coal movement as humanitarian.


Hudson ’14: The $9.00 minimum wage: A policy to increase unemployment

March 7, 2013 13 comments

The theoretical case against a higher minimum wage is a standard topic in any introductory economics class.