Why Are LGBT Individuals Typically Liberal?

By reading the title of the article, your immediate thought is probably, “duh, because liberals support gay rights,” but that is not my focus. LGBT+ individuals are not just particularly liberal on gay rights; usually an LGBT+ individual is liberal…

0 Comments / 121 View / September 9, 2015

June 4th: Where Forgetting is Harmful, Remembering is Recovery

[section_title title=First page title] Is history only defined within the limits of human recollection? What happens to a deeply important event if it fails to transcend time and place? Is remembering the key to opening a better and transformed future?…

0 Comments / 126 View / September 9, 2015

The Advent of an Initiative Bodes Well for Journalism

Frustration with the media is no rarity; no matter what political background and cultural views an individual may possess, there is always at least one major, influential media group that is distasteful.  Prior to the birth of social media, the…

0 Comments / 150 View / August 31, 2015

The Humanities: A Civilizations Perspective

We have established that English majors can find jobs, with unemployment rates hovering close to their computer science and math peers. We have established that liberal arts majors can earn high salaries with only an undergraduate degree, and are even…

0 Comments / 97 View / August 28, 2015

“Clicktivism,” “Slacktivism,” and the Future of Internet Activism 

Another dose of alarmism is now in vogue: decrying posts, hashtags, and other Internet activist campaigns. Labeling such forms of participation as “slacktivism” or “clicktivism” and claiming that they are not only ineffective but detrimental to their causes ignores the…

0 Comments / 378 View / August 26, 2015

A Platform Built to Make the College Decision Easier

Each August, over 7 million students matriculate into this nation’s institutions of higher learning. But a surprisingly large portion of these students don’t find the vaunted college experience right away. Over the course of their college careers, a whopping 2.3…

2 Comments / 1163 View / August 23, 2015

The Issue with Technology

It all started with the first telephone. The first telephone made it so you didn’t have to go to someone’s house or, as they said in the olden days, “call on” a person just to say hello. You suddenly didn’t…

1 Comment / 76 View / August 22, 2015

Reflections on My First Year

I’m not a fan of clichés, but I can’t believe how fast my first year has flown by.  I can now say I have three quarters of college experience under my belt, and will embark on the second year of…

0 Comments / 94 View / August 21, 2015

9 Questions to Ask at any College Interview/Campus Tour*

Yeah, any college can hand you a glossy brochure and entice you to attend that school. But what questions can you ask to REALLY find out more? All throughout the college application process, peers and adults eagerly offered their well-meaning…

0 Comments / 321 View / August 21, 2015

All of the reasons I am disappointed in Larry Page and Sergei Brin

For those of you who have not heard yet, the corporation run by founders Larry Page and Sergei Brin known as Google Inc. is going under some restructuring. This new entity is known as Alphabet where G is for Google…

0 Comments / 89 View / August 14, 2015