Leah Abrams is a Trinity senior and the Editor of the editorial section. Her column, "cut the bull," runs on alternate Fridays.
Opinion Editor Leah Abrams hosts a discussion with reporters Maria Morrison, Matthew Griffin and Olivia Wivestead about the Durham election results.
In short, it's been a fall full of hot takes and rich discourse.
As you’re going through it, each moment feels all-consumingly important, unbearably significant. Some of those moments actually are. But in hindsight, at least to me, they all add up to a beautiful blur of lessons.
The editorial section is not a diary, not like my third-grade notebooks. It should not exist to publish sweeping claims or unfounded ideas.
As volunteer advocates at the Community Empowerment Fund (CEF), a nonprofit that works with individuals toward goals of financial independence, we often work alongside justice-involved community members (those who have come into contact with any part of the criminal justice system) who routinely confront a society that continues to punish them long after they leave detention in the criminal-legal system.