Sterling: Star players leaving the program to pursue professional careers is merely a cost of the proper protection of Pac-12 athletes. Players should not be blamed for protecting their health and future earning, and the conference should not rush a return.
Borchardt: UO Ambassadors of color have to deal with microaggressions and stereotypes while giving tours. Luckily, there are solutions that can be implemented to reduce these harmful comments.
Calloway: Supporting the Black Lives Matter movement cannot be synonymous with standing behind a political party. When we use the slogan as a political statement, we overlook the movement’s message and further political division.
Aghel: The spotlight shines on Greek life as the nation looks to protect a return to campus, but the university is yet to exercise control over them. It would be wrong to examine this reluctance as a one-off; the racist and classist history of Greek institutions has controlled universities long before the pandemic.