Sydney Roslin

Class of 2019


  • Kalamazoo shooting spotlights gun control

    On the night of Saturday, Feb. 20, Jason Brian Dalton, a 45-year-old Uber driver with a wife and two kids, went on a shooting rampage in Kalamazoo, Michigan. He left six people dead and two injured. The victims apparently had no connection to Dalton and were randomly picked as targets. It’s a community’s worst nightmare — “How do you go and tell the families of these victims that they weren’t targ...

    Forum | February 29, 2016
  • College life gives rise to generation gap debate, growth

    It’s official: I’ve graduated from the kids’ table. In the eyes of my family, my matriculation to college means that I am no longer a child. Although I may not be ready to support myself and am living in the college bubble, I have reached that in-between point in family life where I have a life completely separate from my parents, but their house is still the place I call home. I am expected to be...

    Forum | February 1, 2016
  • "Cup-gate" not a front in "War on Christmas"

    It’s official: Starbucks has declared war on Hanukkah. Every November, Starbucks decides to spruce up its various warm beverages with fun cup designs in the holiday spirit. This year’s cups have created the issue at hand — they are completely red.

    Forum | November 16, 2015
  • Students aren’t standard, too many tests impair learning

    Every year, public schools across the United States experience a drastic change from their day-to-day activities. Teachers hand out thick packets of multiple choice questions, students fill out an excess of bubble sheets, and parents get bombarded with emails reminding them to make sure that their children get lots of rest and make it to school on time. School administrators lose sleep over nation...

    Forum | November 2, 2015
  • Hoax threats on social media are nothing to joke about

    Last Monday, every university in the Philadelphia area was put on high alert. The University of Pennsylvania, Drexel University, Temple University, Villanova University, and other schools throughout the Delaware Valley sent out security alert emails to their students and added police officers t...

    Forum | October 12, 2015