Sydney Roslin

Class of 2019


  • Vaccinations keep everyone safe, not just the vaccinated

    The measles, like the milkman and record players, have become synonymous with the childhoods of our grandparents, relics of the past that have become obsolete. Thanks to the MMR vaccine, given in the United States to children as young as 12 months, measles has been essentially stamped out from our population, along with other diseases such ...

    Forum | May 1, 2017
  • New abortion law endangers women

    The latest installment of the saga of lawmakers attempting to dictate a woman’s choices in regards to her own body comes a law out of Arkansas, which bans all dilation and extraction (D&E) abortion procedures, the safest way for women to end pregnancies during the second trimester.

    Forum | February 13, 2017
  • ‘Rogue’ government tweets demonstrate free speech

    Two weeks ago, much of the country was up in arms when White House senior advisor Kellyanne Conway spoke about “alternative facts” being used to describe the crowd size at President Trump’s inauguration. Her blatant acknowledgment of the inaccurate statements used and accepted by the Trump administration made the rest of...

    Forum | February 6, 2017
  • Gwen Ifill remembered as influential journalist

    For every gender barrier that has been broken down, there have been brave women to strike the first blow. The world of journalism is no exception. This week, journalists and broadcasters are mourning the loss of Gwen Ifill, who, as a journalist, carved a path as a black woman in a field dominated by white men.
    Ifill, who had been battling with cancer, died on Monday at a hospice in Washington, D....

    Forum | November 21, 2016
  • Clinton slogs through double standards on road to White House

    This Tuesday, the country will once again cast their votes for president, following an election season that has had U.S. citizens up in arms. The decision should be an easy one. After all, when given a choice between a former Secretary of State and New York Senator who has spent a lifetime advocating for families and women’s rights and a business mogul who has faced bankruptcy four times, repeated...

    Forum | November 7, 2016