The Opinions team is responsible for presenting well-argued and well-researched opinions articles that are informative, thought provoking, interesting, and/or entertaining. The Opinions section focuses largely on university, local, and student life issues, but national and international issues in politics, economics, the environment, are often covered as well.

If you would like to reach out to the Trail Opinions team, with ideas, compliments or suggestions, the section editor can be reached at trailops@pugetsound.edu.

The Trail Opinions Desk Staff:

Becca Duncan, Opinions Editor, from Lake Oswego, Ore., is an IPE and French major, and doubles as an editor and Diversions barista. When not in class, she likes to run, bake and do the New York Times crossword.

Melanie Schaffer, from Boulder, Colo., is an English major with an emphasis in Writing, Rhetoric, and Culture and a minor in Sociology and Anthropology.  This is her first year working in student journalism.  Outside of writing for The Trail, she enjoys sketch comedy, baking, and all things Harry Potter.

Jordyn Atkinson, from Denver, Colo., is a first year at the University interested in studying French and Gender Studies. This is her first year involved in any student journalism. She enjoys playing the piano, practicing yoga, and has an impressive cilantro garden.

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