The Orion

Voicing opinions is hard, crucial

Julianna Eveland

December 8, 2014

I have been writing for the opinion section for two semesters and now realize this is one of the few places I feel comfortable expressing my opinions. In class or in some social situations, I find myself trying to censor my opinions in hopes of not stepping on any toes. Sometimes it's scary to put my tho...

Classes thrive when students speak out

Alyssa Dunning

October 12, 2014

Class discussions need everyone participating, even the introverts.A year ago I would have never spoken up in class, even if I knew the answer or had a strong opinion on the discussion at hand. I was terrified of speaking up. I would have full-blown panic attacks just thinking about getting called on by a ...

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