Our View | Be thankful for the stress that we have

“Our view” is prepared by the Executive board and should be considered the
institutional voice of The Record

By Meredith Jarchow, Sean Kelly, Brett Zallek and Nick Swanson

It’s that time of the year when students across campus are gearing up for Thanksgiving while simultaneously scrambling to finish up midterms and start final projects and papers. (more…)

Opinion | Climate change extends beyond CSB/SJU, there is still time to do something about it

By Brie Baumert and Anna Rahrick
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Climate change is a frightening concept for many people; however, here in Minnesota, it is easy to disregard it as we suffer through freezing cold, snow-filled winters. What we often don’t hear or think about, though, are the people around the world who are currently experiencing struggles due to our warming earth. We barely give a thought to the people in Fiji who worry daily about the rising ocean, countries in Africa that are experiencing increasing levels of disease due to droughts, or the indigenous people across the world who depend upon the environment that they are slowly seeing destroyed. (more…)

Opinion | Sexual assualt goes beyond Harvey Weinstein, men need to stop objectifying women

By Meghan Mullon
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Last week, when a discussion amongst acquaintances veered into the territory of politics and the news cycle, I heard something that stunned me. Out of the blue, one man said, “I feel like it’s not a coincidence that all of these harassment accusations are coming out now. This is a systematic attack on men. Now they’re playing the victims to get attention. It’s sick.” (more…)