For those who celebrate, holiday myths can make the year magical

By Emma ReillyOpinion Editor Mythical figures play a part in several holidays that are widely celebrated…

College prestige is not as important as it is made out to be

By Kaitlin DunnLifestyle Editor When it comes to choosing a university, one factor that inevitably ends…

Russia-Ukraine conflict highlights dangers of social media news

By Lexi MeolaElm Staff Writer Over a month has passed since Russia mercilessly invaded Ukraine. Many…

Political conspiracy theories aren’t just ridiculous — they’re damaging

By Emma ReillyOpinion Editor Conspiracy theories can be entertaining, especially those that seem particularly ridiculous or…

Vernacular usage of abuse-related terms potentially harmful

By Erica QuinonesEditor-In-Chief When turning to Twitter or TikTok, you’d be remiss to not encounter one…

Phasing out the SAT will lessen student anxieties and promote equity

By Lexi MeolaElm Staff Writer The Scholastic Aptitude Test, better known as the SAT, has been…

Students must understand lifted mask mandate’s complexities

By Emma ReillyOpinion Editor If students’ reactions on social media and in-class comments are anything to…

President Biden is not to blame for high inflation in U.S.

By Emma ReillyOpinion Editor This month’s skyrocketing gas prices are straining Americans’ wallets — and patience.…

Md. lawsuit creates chance for redistricting reform in the state

By Emma ReillyOpinion Editor Maryland’s newly redrawn congressional districts are facing legal contestation from Republican lawmakers…

The Elm can learn from goals published by The Harvard Crimson

By Emma ReillyOpinion Editor I am a member of The Elm’s editorial board, so naturally I…