Anyone who chooses to run for Student Government and plans on dedicating hours of their time each week to serving our community deserves every other student’s respect. Lashing out at those who are committing to serve you and dedicate their time to fight on your behalf, whether or not you agree with them or had a bad experience with them in the past, is ignoring the problem at hand.
"I hold so much pride and respect for the people of my town. However, my support can only go as far as the computer screen," writes OCA Contributor Matthew Cline, an alumnus of Stoneham Douglas, reflecting on being so far from home when tragedy strikes.
"You good-for-not-much, one-floor-riding, blisslessly ignorant, time-wasting, annoying little ding-dongs. Please stop it. Please just stop. You don’t need to do this. No one needs you to do this. You are wasting time, you are wasting electricity, you are wasting my remaining nerve endings. Your foolish, witless buffoonery has not benefited anyone," writes OCA Contributing Writer Mohos Mate.
"FoS mandates more courses than other majors, but the challenges facilitate rigor. The wonderful opportunities - excellent faculty, chance for direct interactions with the professors, and research scopes - that are present actively rewards our efforts," writes freshman FoS student Raiyan Reza.
"The pursuit of stability feels a bit like a pay-off. Jonathan wants an income so that he can pay for rent and food and transport and Netflix, but he can’t deny the allure of a project that gets his heart racing and blood pumping. This isn’t new. This is “The Sex & Cash Theory.” OCA's Managing Editor Stephanie Bailey tackles the dilemma NYU Shanghai students face after graduating.