Enrique Carrasco, Editor On Jan. 28, 2023, the La Salle Explorers (7-12, 2-5) faced off against the Rhode Island Rams (7-13, 4-4) on the road for the second and last game against Rhode Island of the season. The two teams previously faced off on Jan. 7, 2023, where the Explorers won 77-75 in overtime. The…
Chude Uzoka, Staff HelloFresh.com Corporations commonly get caught up in some hijinks. In the quest to pursue higher profits, companies tend to forget about human rights sometimes. Nike has been heavily criticized for years for using child labor and sweatshops, even though they claim to have cleaned up their act a decade ago, this still…
Sam Klein, Staff Only a week into the spring semester and I already have a heavy heart. I hear so many people around me excited for another fresh beginning, to reconnect with friends they haven’t seen in weeks, to begin to plan in advance the weekend adventures they will go on, and the long nights…
Chude Uzoka, Staff A few months ago, I told my friends that if Elon Musk bought Twitter, he wouldn’t actually fix it the way people wanted. That’s because what people wanted was a completely unmoderated utopia (or dystopia) for people to say whatever they wanted and for Elon to bring all of the banned accounts…
Samantha Klein, Staff Huffington Post Absolutely anything is possible. There is not a single thing you cannot achieve. Wake up early, eat a healthy breakfast, make sure you attend all of your classes and get a workout in. Make sure you complete all of your assignments to the best of your ability, your room is…
Emily Allgair, Editor Over the weekend, more specifically within a 24-hour window, Andrew Tate was mentioned to me three times. Mentioned might not be the right word, maybe discussed – because I was expected to respond with my personal beliefs and attitudes towards this man. Now, some of you, my readers, may not have ever…
Samantha Klein, Staff October is slowly transforming into November, the leaves changing color, the air growing colder. As midterms find themselves coming to end, there becomes this point in the semester where motivation finds itself at an all-time low, the earlier darkness of the night sky a reflection of how many students’ feel as the…
Kylie McGovern, Editor Ghosts, ghouls, vampires, and witches are not nearly as scary to me as some of the voting apathy I have experienced recently. Polyas.com defines voting apathy as “a lack of interest in participating in elections by certain groups of voters. One side-effect of voter apathy can be low voter turnout on election…
David O’Brien, Editor-in-Chief Over the course of my time in college, people have often asked me why I study history. Everyone has heard the age-old question, “why should we care about what happened to a bunch of people I do not care about over a hundred years ago?!” The simple answer is, you cannot understand…
Jakob Eiseman, Editor-in-Chief My whole life I have made entertainment media my hobby, and in two weeks I’ll be a journalist out in the field with a B.A. in Mass Media and Communication and I still have no idea what I want to write about.
Alina Snopkowski, Editor Students want to take foreign language classes and professors want to teach foreign language classes, so why don’t these classes exist?
Mark Thomas, professor of political science Could the Russia-Ukraine war expand into a war between NATO and Russia? If it did expand, could a NATO-Russia war escalate into a nuclear war? How could a nuclear exchange between Russia, the U.S. and its NATO allies impact Philadelphia and the surrounding area?
David O’Brien, Editor There is no reason for barbers to require appointments. Barbershops should have a structure similar to restaurants — first come, first serve, with appointments optional.
Elizabeth McLaughlin, Editor Wearing your mask around your chin? Pick a side.
Elizabeth McLaughlin, Editor The day I realized art doesn’t have to be good to be worth making, my entire perspective opened up. Once I broadened my outlook to one that validates crappy art, I started having way more fun.
Elizabeth McLaughlin, Editor These are problems endemic to being a woman in leadership. Being a female leader means constant self-awareness and concern for others. It means watching your tone and curating your clothes so that those who evaluate your body have as little to judge as possible. It means minding your Ps and Qs and…
Elizabeth McLaughlin, Editor La Salle’s highest-paid employee doesn’t even work here anymore.
Alina Snopkowski, Editor Interested in what La Salle students, professors, staff and alumni think about online classes and the University’s COVID-19 policies? We were.
Kylie McGovern, Editor There are various solutions to La Salle’s recycling and sustainability issues, starting with turning off the lights in Founders Hall, providing recycling in residence halls and using more reusable materials in our dining halls.
Meghan Cain, Staff Another unfortunate experience with La Salle’s Public Safety Department highlights the continued lack of communication from this important group.
Richard Mshomba, professor of economics “For when two or three gather together in My name, there I am with them.” Matthew, 18:20
Elizabeth McLaughlin, Editor Full disclosure: I sleep with my phone in my room again.
Kylie McGovern, Editor Last year’s expedited fall semester that finished before Thanksgiving should be the norm every year.
Enrique Carrasco, Editor It happens too often: you’re hanging out in an alleyway with a drink in your hand when you look over and see two parents looking at you… judging you.
Jakob Eiseman, Editor-in-Chief I’ve never loved and hated something so equally in my life as Black Friday.
Kylie McGovern, Editor The sickening assault of a woman on a SEPTA train is just one example of a larger issue — the world does not protect its women.
Elizabeth McLaughlin, Editor Ms. Fox, please don’t partner with Boohoo.
Meghan Cain, Staff Social media has become an important part of society, but it is impossible to ignore the damage it is doing to children.
Claire Kunzier, Editor Former “Little Mix” member Jesy Nelson has been accused of blackfishing following the release of her new song “Boyz.”
David O’Brien, Editor Seed oils are a common — and dangerous — part of many Americans’ diets.
Meghan Cain, Staff Public Safety is a valuable resource, but without proper communication, it can be difficult or impossible to use.
Alina Snopkowski, Editor Have you ever wondered where people are reading the Collegian from? I sure have.
Elizabeth McLaughlin, Editor Establishing boundaries between yourself and your cell phone can lead to less stress and more beneficial relationships.
James LeVan, Staff Something as simple as changing your style can completely alter your self-confidence.
Rayna Patel, Staff In this season of Big Brother, the final six contestants made history with their alliance on the show.
Alina Snopkowski, Editor Here are my end of the semester thoughts: I’m searching for something.
Commentary Staff It was one of those “where were you?” moments.
James LeVan, Staff Get involved in your local elections — the decisions your local representatives make impact your daily life, and the people participating in local elections today might be running for president in a few years.
Elizabeth McLaughlin, Staff Children sometimes spend hours a day in front of a screen — which can lead to a lack of sleep, exposure to inappropriate content and possible addiction.
James LeVan, Staff Working in a grocery store used to be a pleasant job, but everything changed when the pandemic started.
Elizabeth McLaughlin, Staff A global pandemic and all its associated isolation is a convenient time to parse through your own self-knowledge.
Cianan Meagher, Staff New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is currently under fire for sexual misconduct allegations — but let’s not forget the lack of media attention on how he mishandled New York’s response to COVID-19.
Alina Snopkowski, Editor Being asked to wear a mask in a store or restaurant is not very different from many other rules we follow in these places on a regular basis.
James LeVan, Staff It is clear that this country needs to change. Democracy, labor, and education are particular parts of society that need reform.
Bianca Abbate, Editor-in-Chief Here is some advice for current (and future) freshmen.
Alina Snopkowski, Editor After spending hours on papers and reports, the last thing many want to do is write a story — but maybe thinking creatively can bring relaxation and help you learn about yourself.
Mary Kraus, Staff Eight months after Blackout Tuesday, here’s some meaningful actions that should be taken in the fight for justice and progress.
James LeVan, Staff
Alina Snopkowski, Editor I’ve been reflecting on expectations and obligations and I’m still not sure what Lent means to me.
Damien Allison, Staff #FreeBritney has been gaining popularity recently, and here’s why we should be paying attention.
Elizabeth McLaughlin, Staff Meditation can help increase your focus, energy and self-awareness.
James LeVan, Staff Studying history can shed a light on how the past influences the present on both a personal and societal level.
Aidan Tyksinski, Staff Working with nature to combat climate change offers many opportunities for conservation and self-sufficiency.
Rayna Patel, Staff Open-note exams became more popular in virtual classes, and they should be the norm everywhere.
James LeVan, Staff The Republican party has been through many cycles of defeat and return throughout its complex history.
Siobhan Nolan, Staff Soccer is the world’s sport — so why doesn’t it get much attention in the United States?
Shayna Ortiz, Staff In this time of change and uncertainty, here are some thoughts about the future.