Kasy Heath
Staff Writer
“Pro Humanitate” and Racism Cannot Coexist
Opinion · By

Before I begin, I want to make something very clear: I don’t think all white people are racist. In fact, I’m someone who will take the time to listen to white people to try to understand where they’re coming from so long as they listen to me. Now that that’s out of the way, let’s […]

February 2, 2018
Values and Ethics Emerge from Critical Thinking
Opinion · By

I’m beginning to think that a part of being in college is being constantly conflicted with how you were raised and how you want to be.

December 15, 2017
Saying “Merry Christmas” disregards inclusivity
Opinion · By

Every year following Thanksgiving, I look forward to the following things: my mom being in a good enough mood to cook for me every day when I come home, seeing my relatives get drunk and argue over nothing at family gatherings, shopping for gifts and seeing beautiful, colorful lights.

December 3, 2017
Misconceptions surround the issue of immigration
Opinion · By

With the walkout in protest of the rescinding of DACA, I think it’s appropriate to revisit the subject of immigration.

November 17, 2017
Lower-income students belong here at Wake Forest
Opinion · By

Within the parking lots filled with luxury cars, sea of Louis Vuitton bags used as backpacks and salmon colored Vineyard Vines polos and khaki shorts, are undergraduates who come from, and still grapple with financial hardships. I fall into this category.

November 10, 2017
The negative stigma of mental illness is not beneficial
Opinion · By

It’s been a long week. Not as in busy, but as in depressing.

November 2, 2017
Sexual assault is a not a matter that should be laughed at
Opinion · By

On this episode of not enough is being done about misogyny and our society is too advanced to be stuck in patriarchal control, my classmates exhibited a fundamental misunderstanding of what sexual assault is.

October 28, 2017
Student athletes deserve more respect on our campus
Opinion · By

Since being at Wake Forest I’ve acquainted myself with and befriended several athletes.

October 19, 2017
Don’t tell marginalized students what to feel, listen to them
Opinion · By

I was pretty annoyed while writing each of my opinion pieces. Even though I love to express politics and try to bring attention to issues that many others don’t see, I’m still frustrated by one thing: people refuse to listen.

October 6, 2017
Trump’s NFL comments are unacceptable and offensive
Opinion · By

Just when I thought the president of the United States couldn’t possibly say anything more offensive in public, he once again outdid himself.

September 28, 2017
Students must build empathy for their marginalized peers
Opinion · By

Nothing annoys me more than half-a** activists. These “activists” make Instagram and Snapchat posts about how they stand for certain social issues, but do nothing to make actual changes beyond joining a social media hashtag.

September 21, 2017
Repealing DACA unfairly targets young immigrants
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With President Trump jeopardizing the Obama era program known as Deffered Action for Childhood Arrivals, nearly 800,000 young people’s lives may be completely uprooted and thrown into chaos.

September 14, 2017
Racism is a bane everyone needs to resist
Opinion · By

Generally, I get straight to the point in my opinion pieces in order to be concise and maintain my audience’s engagement.

September 7, 2017
Pepsi commercial featuring Jenner was insensitive
Opinion · By

The Pepsi commercial featuring Kendall Jenner is just another thing that has gotten social media riled up recently.

April 13, 2017
Politicians should not dismiss climate change
Opinion · By

As spring sets in and the weather warms, all I think about is how it’s been a hell of a winter in North Carolina.

April 6, 2017
The American Health Care Act shouldn’t have been drafted
Opinion · By

I’ve spent the past two weeks following the coverage of the proposed replacement for Obamacare (Affordable Care Act)known as the American Health Care Act.

March 30, 2017