US needs gun control reform

February 19, 2018 Ariel Steinsaltz 0

By Ariel Steinsaltz Staff Writer  Mass shootings in the U.S. have produced a staggering number of victims in the last decade. No place seems exempt, from the 20 Newtown, Connecticut first grade students and faculty […]

Health isn’t always a choice

February 5, 2018 Emmy Liederman 0

While discussing health inequalities in my epidemiology class, I was reminded of the times I’ve heard statements like, “being healthy is a choice,” “fat people choose to be fat” and “everyone has an equal opportunity to be healthy.” […]

More women belong in the workplace

February 5, 2018 Signal Contributor 0

In light of recent sexual assault allegations against many prominent male businessmen like Harvey Weinstein, women are more frequently speaking up against gendered injustice. While men continue to make up the majority of employees in leadership roles in industries like finance and technology, women are making big leaps to change the system that has left them disadvantaged. […]

Jokes at the expense of others are not acceptable

January 29, 2018 Signal Contributor 0

Over winter break, I got into a fight on Instagram with a YouTuber named Britt. ABitOfBritt’s channel centers on her staunch conservative values and opposition of movements like body positivity and feminism. Her Instagram account mirrors these opinions, often through the lens of mordant humor. […]

YouTube star misrepresents US in disrespectful vlog

January 22, 2018 Signal Contributor 0

YouTube star Logan Paul has recently been receiving heavy backlash due to a series of video blogs from his trip to Japan. In one of such videos, he entered the forest known as the Sea of Trees, a place infamous as a common site of suicide attempts, and filmed a hanging suicide victim who he found in the woods. […]

Comcast’s speed tests differ from Fast.com

November 13, 2017 Signal Contributor 0

I challenge all who read this article and have Comcast, or any other internet service provider for that matter, to test your speeds using Speedtest.net, or any other prominent speed checking website, and then compare directly to Netflix’s Fast.com. Your speeds will most likely be lower, just like mine. […]

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