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.
Dec 4, 2019
We have no Staff Raves this week. Course registration is the worst.
Nov 13, 2019
Whether you associate “apple” with the fruit or the corporation, our staff has some strong opinions.
Oct 30, 2019
Palladium might have a failing dining hall, but it’s not the only residence hall that has issues.
Oct 8, 2019
Newsrooms claim to want more diversity. So why do they keep shutting down Latino voices?
Sep 30, 2019
Some things are fun to touch, and some things aren’t — it’s not too complicated. Let our staff tell you why.
Sep 10, 2019
It’s important to recognize how activism and journalism intersect, rather than existing independent of one another.
May 8, 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.
Apr 18, 2019
There is an important line between bringing attention to children in distress and exploiting them.
Apr 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?
Mar 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.
Feb 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.
Feb 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.
Jan 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.
Nov 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?
Oct 15, 2018
The Brazil National Museum burned to the ground last week. Let's appreciate artifacts before they become fossils.
Sep 5, 2018