Posts from the ‘Other’ category

Yeon-mi Park: A Powerful Warrior for Justice

Yeon-mi Park, North Korean defector and human rights activist, was the keynote speaker at UGA’s International Education Week last year. Students packed Tate Grand Hall to…

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She’s Conservative: The Left Doesn’t Get to Define Feminism

On November 8th, 2016, women across America waited in line at Mount Hope Cemetery in Rochester New York to place an “I VOTED” sticker on Susan…

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The Unlikely Survival of Dear Harambe

Who is Harambe? A meme, a martyr, a hero, a social movement, a gorilla or some combination of them all? The Harambe “movement” began on May…

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REVIEW: Scruton on Beauty

“Beauty: A Very Short Introduction offers a vision for a deliberate way of life.” In Beauty: A Very Short Introduction (Oxford University Press, 2011), British philosopher Roger…

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The True History of Star Wars

Were the Imperials actually the “good guys” of the Star Wars universe? My instant response to Grand Moff Tarkin’s chalk-pale, sneer-chiseled face (not to mention the…

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You Should Join the Communist Party — If You’re Into That Kind of Thing

If you’re ever feeling bored, one of the more entertaining ways to waste away your free time is by reading Yahoo Answers. For those of you…

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REVIEW: Calvin Coolidge, the Unassuming President

Today’s presidential debates will take place at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Library — a set up more provocative than it seems. Conservatives tuning in…

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Q&A: Aimee Murphy of Life Matters Journal, Part II

“Now they’re hearing about these procedures from the mouths of abortion providers…It has motivated people to become engaged in activism, in the actual struggle for human…

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Q&A: Aimee Murphy of Life Matters Journal, Part I

“The Consistent Life Ethic basically holds that the value of each and every individual human being is worthy of respect, value, and protection.” Pittsburgh-based Aimee Murphy…

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Healing Racial Division

Over Spring Break, a video was released of SAE brothers at the University of Oklahoma singing a racially hateful, bigoted fraternity song aboard a booze-filled charter…

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