Let’s talk about alternate dimensions. “How did we get this far?” asks Reg E. Cathey as Dr. Franklin Storm in the the 2015 “Fantastic Four” trailer’s introspective voiceover. “Human beings have an immeasurable desire to discover. To invent. To build.” But if the last few years of superhero movies are any indication, the studios are […]
At the conclusion of this semester, the construction envelope for the Student Center renovation and expansion project will include the area commonly referred to as the “free speech zone,” making it inaccessible. I see this as an opportunity to revisit the policy on free speech rather than simply designating another zone on campus to replace […]
By 2016, the richest one percent will own more than half of all global wealth, according to a projection recently released by Oxfam. Income inequality is one of many problems created by the generations of our parents and grandparents which we must face as we graduate and look for positions in the world. It may […]
There is no doubting the impact that “American Sniper” has had on the ongoing American culture war. The movie has dominated the box office for two straight weekends and grossed $200 million in North America alone. It portrays the life of Navy SEAL Chris Kyle, who has been labeled the deadliest sniper in U.S. military […]
“Our unemployment rate is now lower than it was before the financial crisis.” True but misleading. The actual unemployment number, less than six percent, makes the economy sound like it is much stronger than it really is. Yes the number is lower, but it gives us almost no context. It does not tell us how […]
As I look around the classroom, I begin to see a vibrant student population of all races, creeds, religions, cultures and sexualities. But when I look toward the front of the classroom, where the pillar of education stands and teaches, I struggle to see diversity.
By Kyle Arensdorf firstname.lastname@example.org Controversy swirled around the New England Patriots’ 45-7 drubbing of the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday when some Colts complained about a number of footballs being underinflated. To the casual fan, an underinflated ball doesn’t raise too many red flags. Many probably don’t even know that there are two different kinds of […]