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Lorenzo Hess

Op ED contributor — Class of 2023

Number of articles: 3

First Article: November 13, 2020

Latest Article: September 17, 2021

OP ED: Why is Mr. Potato Head making national news?

I never thought we would hear the words “Mr. Potato Head” and “canceled” in the same sentence. For those unfamiliar with the backstory: two weeks ago, the toy manufacturer Hasbro announced, in the name of gender inclusivity, that it would drop the “Mr.” and “Mrs.” honorifics from its “Potato Head” line of toys.

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OPINION: On prescribed equality of outcome

On October 23, President Rose emailed a “Racial Justice Update” to the community, expanding on his September 2 email in which he described the two pillars of the College’s work toward racial justice. I am grateful for these emails, and for the College’s commitment: we need to address systemic prejudice in the United States and the continued pain and suffering it causes.

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