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Lord of the Flies and the Ethics of Genderbending Film Adaptations

William Golding's classic novel will be soon be remade in movie form - only, this time, the people trapped on the island will all be girls.

The Dangers of Ethical Fading in the Workplace

When employees fail to recognize ethical dilemmas in the first place, no amount of training will help a company address ethics issues.

Taking Stock of Solitary Confinement’s Mental Toll

Though solitary confinement in prisons remains a divisive issue, evidence of the practice's detrimental effects is mounting.

Opinion

Should DePauw be Concerned about First-Year Students of Color?

Though DePauw's administration has worked to improve campus climate, bias incidents at the onset of the past three school years have made college a difficult transition for first-year students of color.

The Risks We Take When We Move Towards Isolationism

Trump's move towards isolationism has wide-ranging implications for the international order - an order that has existed since WWII.

Please Don’t Punch the Nazis

When considering how to address the rise of the United States' far right, reflection on the type of hatred at play is needed.

Culture

“Apocalypse?” By Michael Lehenbauer is licensed under CC BY 2.0 (via Flickr)

What Apocalypse Predictions Say About Our Response to Calamity

Apocalyptic concerns have become especially prevalent in light of current events. What does their popularity say about our approach to disaster?

More Than Just a Game? Using Sports as a Political Tool

As Colin Kaepernick's kneeling protest spreads, the NFL continues to face soul-searching over the role of activism in professional football.

The Ethics Behind the Kanye West-Taylor Swift Feud

The Taylor Swift-Kanye West feud has only continued with Swift's latest music. What are the ethical issues behind the celebrity drama?

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Dogs and Cats First? Evacuating Pets During Times of Disaster

Should hurricane evacuations include accommodations for evacuees' pets?
“Apocalypse?” By Michael Lehenbauer is licensed under CC BY 2.0 (via Flickr)

What Apocalypse Predictions Say About Our Response to Calamity

Apocalyptic concerns have become especially prevalent in light of current events. What does their popularity say about our approach to disaster?

Evaluating the Ethics of Paid Organ Donation

Demand for organ donation far exceeds supply. Would allowing paid organ donation be an adequate solution?

More Than Just a Game? Using Sports as a Political Tool

As Colin Kaepernick's kneeling protest spreads, the NFL continues to face soul-searching over the role of activism in professional football.

Should DePauw be Concerned about First-Year Students of Color?

Though DePauw's administration has worked to improve campus climate, bias incidents at the onset of the past three school years have made college a difficult transition for first-year students of color.

Waymo and the Morality of Self-Driving Cars

A future of self-driving cars seems closer than ever. But will our cars be designed to make ethical decisions for us?