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Opining on opinions: A volume in review

As this academic year comes to a bittersweet end, the writers and editors of the Daily’s opinions section are feeling quite nostalgic. The past two quarters have incited much campus controversy and discourse surrounding everything from freedom of speech to the rights of graduate students. We have witnessed students rallying around, petitioning on, and writing…

The Dualist: Do we have to fix the world?

To my friends who feel guilty for not focusing more on our generation’s big issues: Don’t worry. Yes, Peter Singer and some others would argue that we are living immorally if we don’t devote all our energy toward solving the big problems of our generation. These “big problems” affect many people and cause significant harm…

Op-Ed: On the abortion debate

Terence Zhao’s recent article (“This House would replace the U.S. government with a military junta,” from The Daily on May 31) bizarrely accuses the Stanford College Republicans of “gaslighting” for advocating a pro-life position in a recent debate with the Stanford Debate Society. I wish Terence had attended the debate, because he would have seen that…