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Posts published in “Staff Editorials”

Staff editorial: Professors, show us some leniency

As students continue to adjust to the pressures and expectations of online classes, and articles with headlines that praise professors’ responses to their students’ struggles…

Staff Editorial: Release the pandemic plan

COVID-19, the disease caused by a new strain of coronavirus, has been at the forefront of everyone’s mind, with summer study abroad programs being cancelled…

Staff Editorial: Campus journalism is being left behind

The Retriever starts off each semester by recruiting students to fill writing and reporting positions. For fairness and transparency, our structure is currently such that…

Staff Editorial: Can we talk?

Journalism’s main purpose is to inform the public of what is going on in their government and within their communities. Often, this can cause people…

Staff Ed: UMBC should stop selling plastic water bottles

In the past few years, environmental activists have called attention to the detrimental effects of plastic straws. This widespread campaign has boasted some big successes,…