Pick Your Battles

By Sebastian Godinez In the U.S., there is an old adage that goes like this: “You need to pick and choose which battles you’re going to fight.” This is an adaption from the words of  military leaders from Sun Tzu to Carl von Clausewitz, the father of modern military strategy. The obvious point behind this statement is that there are some battles that aren’t worth … Continue reading Pick Your Battles

Letter to the Student that Wants to do Everything

By Brittany Greve Dear Over-Achieving Student, When I was growing up, I always had a knack for trying new things (except for food, but that’s another story). I was always ecstatic when a new opportunity came around that allowed me to discover a new hobby or explore a new place. This is why my parents spent hundreds of dollars and thousands of hours on everything, … Continue reading Letter to the Student that Wants to do Everything

Why saying “I Like Burgers Too Much” isn’t enough

By Hannah Bouchard I grew up in an Irish and French family that ate meat with every meal. I’ve tried cow, pig, chicken, deer and ostrich. I loved to eat meat. I loved Buffalo Wild Wings, McNuggets, Chicken Caesar Salads; you name it. My family raised me on meat, and I was totally cool with that. When I became a pescetarian almost two years ago, … Continue reading Why saying “I Like Burgers Too Much” isn’t enough

Social Justice Warriors Need to Shut Up and Go to Class

Disclaimer: This op-ed piece was submitted anonymously to The Drew Acorn and therefore was not edited by the editorial board. People need to get over their shit. Jesus fucking Christ. I’m sitting here today while I look at your ridiculous Facebook posts and Snapchat stories: “If anyone sees woody allen on campus today kindly knee him in his old pedo nuts for me k thx”. … Continue reading Social Justice Warriors Need to Shut Up and Go to Class

Drew University to Offer Compensatory Hard Hats for those who have Fallen Victim to the Acorn Epidemic

By Nate Chada After receiving several strongly worded letters from one really ticked-off student, Drew University has at long last addressed the glaring campus safety issue presented by the constant barrage of falling tree-nuts. While the student body’s more hard-headed individuals have reportedly told concussion-sufferers to “suck it up, buttercup,” 103 percent of the Drewid population agrees that the rain of terror needs to end. … Continue reading Drew University to Offer Compensatory Hard Hats for those who have Fallen Victim to the Acorn Epidemic

“Say Yes to the Dress”, Unless its Five Thousand Dollars

By Nina Campli Over fall break I was watching one of my favorite shows: “Say Yes to the Dress” which takes place in New York City at a store named Kleinfeld.  I love this show because I can look at all the beautiful dresses and see all the happy women as they go home with the perfect wedding dress (for the most part). But there … Continue reading “Say Yes to the Dress”, Unless its Five Thousand Dollars