To educate students on topics not traditionally covered in the American education system, broaden their academic horizons, and, most importantly, instill an awareness of different cultures, the University should adjust the distribution requirements so that all students — not just those in the major — must take at least one HA course that does not focus on the United States or Europe, with the exception of those centered on African-American history.
Going forward, this change will have myriad effects, including better performance on exams, true rejuvenation from the extended break, and an honest step towards improving the mental health of students.
The University prides itself with leveraging one of the largest endowments in the country — and the political power it carries — to the benefit of its students. What is keeping them from implementing a plan for reparations?
When discussing the $350 parking permit, the accumulated fees don’t contribute much to the University relative to its large endowment. In contrast, however, the price tag is considerably expensive to many individual students.
Students know what students want and more importantly what students need. We need to combine the ideas of the students with the funding and resources of the administration to effectively lessen the stress culture on campus.
If you must choose your wellness or achieving high marks, choose your wellness every time.