The Weekly World: Ratzinger’s retirement

February 25, 2013 0

Rumors run rampant about the resignation of the recent pope, Mr. Joseph Ratzinger, aka Benedict XVI. Since he hasn’t officially stepped down yet—it’s more like a papal two-weeks notice, not […]

The Weekly World: Internet Regulations

February 19, 2013 0

“The Internet is quite simply under assault,” was the way Federal Communications Commission member Robert McDowell put the situation last month. As early as last February, McDowell had been warning […]

The Weekly World: Who are the Neocons?

February 4, 2013 0

In the realm of political dialogue, there are very few terms that carry the derogatory weight of the accusatory label “neocon.” In debates, calling someone a neocon is often all […]

The merits of rigorous coursework

January 28, 2013 0

Nothing demonstrates the spiritual gutting of the purpose of education as thoroughly as the proliferation of online accreditation “courses.”  If we look at a brief history of education, it becomes […]

The Weekly World: Cautious hope for Uganda

January 28, 2013 0

We should all be thankful that the proposed “Christmas Present” of East African Policy proposed last year didn’t pass, but the battle is far from over.  Indeed, the ever-controversial anti-homosexuality […]

Killing diversity with diversity

January 22, 2013 0

“I sat in my chair, stated my opinion and then I shut up,” said Aaron Malec from his office chair in the Veteran Office in Student Programs last December.  “I […]

The Weekly World: Malfeance in Mali

January 22, 2013 0

While it is generally true that the US-led coalition force in Afghanistan dealt a powerful blow against Al Qaeda, the transnational Islamic terrorist organization is far from dead.  In the […]

An icy tradition in the making

December 3, 2012 0

Most people have heard of the “Polar Bear Plunge” – a freezing dip into lake and ocean waters that chills you to the bone… and perhaps other, more sensitive parts […]

A quarter of art in review

December 3, 2012 0

With the quarter coming to a close to an end, most students seem to be ready for a break.  It’s been a long stretch of school, but particularly so for […]

Problem in paradise: Gaza

November 26, 2012 0

While reading about the ongoing and escalating conflict in Gaza, I was reminded briefly of an old German advertisement skit in which two couples are walking towards each other in […]

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