Editorial: Preventing suicide takes more than just a day

Editorial Staff This past Monday, Sept. 10, was World Suicide Prevention Day. We at The Griffin know that suicide is an extremely difficult topic to talk about. We also know that it is an important topic to talk about, as it affects more people than you may realize. According to the World Health Organization, 800,000 people die by … [Read more...]

Editorial: How to Hold the Catholic Church Accountable

Editorial Staff We at The Griffin are sure you’ve all read President Hurley’s statement on the sexual abuse scandal in the Catholic Church. One of the first things Hurley mentions in his statement is that he needed time to collect his thoughts. We at The Griffin are still collecting our thoughts as well. Unfortunate as it is, sexual … [Read more...]

Editorial: Balancing finals and finances

The Editorial Board It’s a rough time of the semester, Hell Week Part I Don’t Even Know Anymore, and We at The Griffin know that money concerns don’t make this time of year any easier. We’re all just trying to crank out a final paper or two for every class, turn in any assignments we saved for the last minute, and prepare for our … [Read more...]

Editorial: Critics of the late Barbara Bush ask: How far is too far?

The Editorial Board Former First Lady, Barbara Bush, died on Tuesday after years of battling with various illnesses. She spent most of her life in the political spotlight as she was the wife of one president and the mother of another. While she was both loved and hated for her candor and her fierce loyalty, few people have actively … [Read more...]

Editorial: Viewing disability as identity, rather than tragedy

The Editorial Board In our society, having a disability is frequently met with pity. We at The Griffin would like to challenge you to re-evaluate how you view a person with a disability.Having a disability, whether a physical disability or a learning disability, is challenging..But, having a disability does not keep someone from … [Read more...]

Editorial: Is it time to leave Facebook?

By the Editorial Board   If you’ve spent any time online (which is pretty hard to avoid in this day and age), then you’ve seen your fair share of online ads. Often these ads are weirdly relevant. For instance, if you searched something on Google recently, next thing you know, you’ll see an ad about it. One website’s ads have … [Read more...]

Editorial: Why are we so apathetic?

By the Editorial Board Apathy (n.): lack of interest, enthusiasm, or concern. As a leader of a student organization on campus, you likely have seen this rear its ugly head on your student organization(s). Attendance at general body meetings is down. When your student organization hosts events on-campus, attendance is, unsurprisingly, … [Read more...]

Editorial: International Women’s Day highlights powerful women in a tumultuous time

By The Editorial Board Thursday was International Women’s Day, one of the very fews days during the year that women get even a fraction of the love that they deserve. Social media was flooded with posts by mostly women telling other women how much they love and respect them. Even a few men chimed in and posted pictures of their moms … [Read more...]

The Pillars: Commuter Student Association

From The Griffin’s Nest A Staff Report Series They make up 54% of our school, and yet the majority feels like the minority. Although not present at all hours of the day and night, the commuter population makes up the primary lifeblood the college. The club that is tasked with managing over half of the undergraduates is the … [Read more...]

Editorial 12/8: Taking control of the new year: Using action to find stability in a chaotic world

By the Editorial Board Holy mackerel, what a year it has been. For America and the rest of the world, the winds of change have been blowing from every corner, bringing new media, political agendas, common values, styles of communication, and median temperatures. While some of these changes have definitely been positive ones (see: … [Read more...]

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