College Life

  • Why You Are NOT An Anti-Muslim Bigot

    Hate comes in many forms. There is race hate, religious hate, gender hate, and LGBT hate. People are right to condemn it when they see it. But some people extend such objections to realms of inquiry and...

    • Posted August 4, 2017
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  • Are You An Elitist?

    No group is more hated, despised, and pilloried in America today than the elites. The elites seem to be public enemy number one. Every social problem, from the growth in inequality to the war in Afghanistan, has...

    • Posted July 14, 2017
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  • Understanding Transactional Sex

    You may have heard of this. Thousands of young, attractive women do it as a means of supporting themselves. Transactional sex has become something of a craze lately. But the nature of the exchange remains the same...

    • Posted July 6, 2017
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  • Is Social Media Taking Over Your Life?

    It is easy to lose yourself in social media without realizing it. If you feel sometimes that your life consists entirely of going from Facebook to Whatapp to SnapChat to Twitter, you are not alone. Millions of...

    • Posted June 29, 2017
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  • Making Sense Of Cultural Appropriation

    Cultural appropriation refers to members of a larger, wealthier, and more powerful group taking ideas, art, and artifacts from people of a historically oppressed and marginalized group. It is important to put it this way because the...

    • Posted June 16, 2017
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  • Why Free Speech Is Worth Fighting For

    Free speech on college campuses is in danger. As a college man, you may have only taken a passing interest in the issue, but things have come to such a head that the ability of anyone to...

    • Posted June 8, 2017
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  • Drawing The Lines On Parental Interference

    Of all the relationships we form in our lives, the one with our parents is the most complex. It is the longest, and it can be at various times easy, joyful, difficult, or infuriating. The great problem...

    • Posted March 10, 2017
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  • How To Become A 21st Century Autodidact

    Go to college! Get an education! The above sentiments are commonly found in company with one another. In the present age, pursuing a university degree is bound up with the enrichment of mind. We have taken a...

    • Posted February 10, 2017
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  • The Annual Halloween Debate—Is Wearing Black Face Racist?

    It would not be Halloween without the yearly battle over “black face”. This debate has become a kind of annual tradition on college campuses throughout the nation. At its center is the question of whether it is...

    • Posted October 28, 2016
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  • What Constitutes Sexual Assault?

    Sexual assault has been in the news again recently, in, frankly, a quite disturbing and sickening way. No matter your sexual proclivities, we are all sons and nephews, brothers and cousins. To think that a man could...

    • Posted October 14, 2016
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  • Is Millennial Dating Really So Different?

    To hear people talk about them you would think Millennials—persons born after 1980—were a completely different species. A great many claims have been made about them. It is said that they spend too much time on their...

    • Posted September 30, 2016
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