Most college students are not ready to participate in large-scale global protests, but if we start by holding our own university accountable, the benefits will be immense.
In my short three months here, it has become evident that Miami’s creation of designated study spaces is significantly valued by its students. There is something to be said about separating where you sleep or unwind versus where you do schoolwork and study.
Moon Landing Guy’s demonstrations show us how conspiracism has taken over sects of the American people. From capitol insurrectionists to Twitter personalities to street-corner demonstrators, conspiracists spread misinformation to new audiences every day.
However, what should be a vital part of a schedule is often overlooked by busy and stressed college students — and that is staying active.
It is another reminder that we impact the environment not always in our direct actions but also in the places and companies that we interact with.
I’m not saying that you should drop out and backpack for three months on the Appalachian Trail or drive up to Hueston Woods every afternoon. It’s just worth a shot to check out Miami University’s 1000 acres of natural areas.