College Life

  • 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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  • Why It’s Fashionable To Be Leftist—Again

    For nearly twenty plus years, few persons could abide to be called liberal, socialist, or any other name associated with left-wing politics. Ronald Reagan and the brand of conservative thought and values he introduced dominated America in...

    • Posted August 11, 2016
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  • How To Make Your College Experience Pay

    The traditional 4-year college experience has taken a beating in recent years. Once seen as a rite of passage for the best and brightest in the nation, its value is now questioned by leaders in society and...

    • Posted June 10, 2016
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  • 3 Great Spring Break Alternatives

    3 Great Spring Break Alternatives Spring Break is here. Over the next few weeks millions of college students will be off to Florida, the Carolinas and other southern climes to enjoy the warmth, women, and booze of...

    • Posted March 18, 2016
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  • 4 Reasons You Shouldn’t Go For That Doctorate

    4 Reasons You Shouldn’t Go For That Doctorate One of the first questions you will be asked after completing your Master’s Degree is: are you going for the doctorate? Even in your own mind, it may seem...

    • Posted October 22, 2015
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