Daily Archives : July 12, 2014

Boom, Clap: The Senseless Destruction of Artistic and Historical Masterpieces

It’s true that those who forget history are doomed to repeat it, but what happens when that very own history is destroyed in front of our very own eyes? As has happened so many times in our history, we are…

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WWJD, Hobby Lobby, and Tiffany from Orange is the New Black: Religious Musings of an Incoming College Freshman

Thanks to the 12-hour time difference, a large majority of my college posting results were being released at 5 AM on March 28. One would assume that I might not have wanted to deal with any anxiety, disappointment, or joyous…

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The Birth and Undeath of Political Satire

HBO’s latest sensation has hit our screens in the form of comedian and satirist John Oliver. Last Week Tonight is the Englishman’s first solo gig, and although cable is choking with more chat shows than anyone knows what to do…

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Eats, Shoots & Leaves: How Grades and Learning Interact

There’s been a lot of debate recently about education, including the value of grades and test scores, especially with the introduction of new programs such as the Common Core in states across the country. Brandon Stanton, the photographer behind HONY…

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