The Guilfordian

Safe spaces create community, aid learning

Kathleen Herbst, Staff Writer

September 2, 2016

The University of Chicago has recently brought the topic of trigger warnings and safe spaces back to public discussion. In a letter to incoming first-years, the dean of students declared trigger warnings and safe spaces detrimental to the learning process. This seems to be a basic misunderstanding...

Lack of trigger warnings absurd, unsafe for many

Elias Blondeau, Staff Writer

February 19, 2016

“Viewer discretion is advised.” For decades, regulatory organizations have affixed everything from movies to television shows to video games with this sort of message. Ideally, this gives people a fair warning before they see something that could upset them or, worse, remind them of past traum...