During the string of high-profile cases of police brutality that swept the national media in recent months, commentators often said that more police should speak out against the officers who committed such horrific acts against the people they are meant to protect and serve. Though I’m certainly not a nationally-recognized commentator, I was one of […]
“Young people have very little idea what happened in 1989 and very little curiosity or interest.”
With March being National Nutrition Month, now is a good time to focus on making informed food choices.
Something about getting political stuff done and looking business formal just makes for the best television (second only to combining a seemingly push-over high school chemistry teacher with the hardened world of methamphetamine trafficking). With “House of Cards” returning on the eve of what was the latest in bittersweet endings to great television shows (“Parks […]
Recently, Laura Poitras’ “Citizenfour” won Best Documentary at the Oscars. The film not only lays out clear facts about the NSA, but it captures an important moment in history like never before. “Citizenfour” follows the aftermath of the Edward Snowden leaks in a personal way. It begins with day-by-day interviews and plans made by a […]
As college students, we often refer to ourselves as “poor college kids.” In many cases, it’s true—student loans, rent, utilities, food and textbooks often require money we don’t have. But we are rich in time, passion, energy and commitment. Yes, even though we may not like to admit it, we are a committed and passionate […]
The revolutionary new smartphone app, LiveSafe, is a powerful step forward in ensuring that students feel safe on and off campus. LiveSafe serves as a complement to the investment in on-campus safety the university has made over the last several years. Innovative two-way communication with UK police provides an opportunity for students to seek emergency […]