Melanie Pineda, Opinion Editor
All content by Melanie Pineda
In honor of the semester’s final Staff Rants, we have no theme — only pent-up rage.
December 4, 2019
We have no Staff Raves this week. Course registration is the worst.
November 13, 2019
Whether you associate “apple” with the fruit or the corporation, our staff has some strong opinions.
October 31, 2019
Palladium might have a failing dining hall, but it’s not the only residence hall that has issues.
October 9, 2019
Newsrooms claim to want more diversity. So why do they keep shutting down Latino voices?
September 30, 2019
Some things are fun to touch, and some things aren’t — it’s not too complicated. Let our staff tell you why.
September 11, 2019
It’s important to recognize how activism and journalism intersect, rather than existing independent of one another.
May 9, 2019
We’ve talked about some of our favorite childhood Disney series, but let’s not forget how one of our favorite channels was churning out classic T.V. movies at this time as well.
April 19, 2019
There is an important line between bringing attention to children in distress and exploiting them.
April 7, 2019
With the recent attention given to college admissions processes, one question remains: why are universities so obsessed with hearing trauma stories from students of color?
March 23, 2019
To quote Patrick from “Spongebob Squarepants”: we have technology! As the WSN staff will soon tell you, it’s an everyday part of our lives that ends up being more frustrating than not.
February 28, 2019
Opinion Editor Melanie Pineda writes about why she wants to go to law school, and why she believes it will — hopefully — be worth it.
February 25, 2019
A reflection on the anti-blackness rooted in non-black Latino culture, and why it’s vital for the Latinx community to pull away from its racist history.
January 29, 2019
As part of one of the richest counties in the U.S., the last thing that Arlington needs is a bigger push toward income inequality.
November 15, 2018
If violence — and even death — have been tangible threats in the lives of journalists around the world, why do Journalism curricula not reflect that?
October 16, 2018
Netflix is the future of cinema and here's why.
September 14, 2018
The Brazil National Museum burned to the ground last week. Let's appreciate artifacts before they become fossils.
September 6, 2018
Rachel Fadem, Features Editor • May 17, 2022
Disability rights activist Judith Heumann will speak about the importance of political action and advocacy during a combined graduation ceremony for the classes of 2020 and 2021 on May 18.