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Editorial Board



We do give a damn about our bad reputation

Look, it’s not like it’s a bad thing to have students who come from money. But, when you have a lack of balance between students from different economic backgrounds, that’s when you start to create an exclusive and problematic environment for students.


Keep on keepin’ it optional

Miami is currently deciding whether to extend this policy for the next round of applicants. To us, the answer is clear — continue making it optional. 


We gotta say, the cards are weird

It’s surface level, ineffective and uncomfortable. The ideal way to move forward would be to stop with the cards, continue with consistent testing and come up with a better way to keep professors and students feeling safe


Give credit/no credit where it is due

The Office of the Provost believes we need to return to some form of normalcy, but this isn’t the way to do so. Raising the standard by which we are graded clashes with our current situation, which continues to remain both uncertain and dominantly online. 





Don’t mess up when you dress up

None of this information is meant to scare you into being too afraid to experience or celebrate other cultures. But buying a $50 Native American polyester costume off spirithalloween.com is not the way to accomplish that.