Wednesday, February 1, 2023



COLUMN: My experience as a college student in the Marines

"Balancing life between school, a job and military is extremely difficult and can be too much to handle at times, but I know it's nothing compared to the horrors other veterans have seen," writes city of East Lansing reporter Noah Edgar. Check out the rest of his column here. 


Parliament: The solution to perpetual gridlock

"Because of the instability presidential systems create and the constant crises of governing, the U.S. would be smart to adopt a parliamentary-style system, so the governing coalition is always aligned with the current chief executive," international relations reporter Dan Netter writes. 


COMMENTARY: Covering a Second Amendment rally as a woman of color

"As human beings, it’s natural to be uncomfortable with things we’re not familiar with," writes public health reporter Raenu Charles. "We have preconceived expectations and biases. That’s just part of the human experience. However, as journalists, it’s our responsibility to put those expectations aside and report on what’s actually going on in front of us. We owe it not just to our readers but also to our sources, who trust us to represent them fairly."