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Syrian Youth for Peace: Securing Syria’s Future

America is a culture of opinions. A proud tradition of democracy and suffrage has precipitated a society in which people take it upon themselves...

Review of “Dirty Wars: The World is a Battlefield” Film Screening

Tuesday night, DePauw students gathered in the Prindle Courtyard for an outdoor screening of Dirty Wars: The World is a Battlefield, a recent documentary...

“When things are at their worst, journalists are at their best.”

I was interning at CBS television station in Chicago last semester when the Boston Marathon Bombings happened. In the hectic newsroom, where everyone was...

Adderall: A Prescription for Cheating?

On Thursday, May 2nd, The Janet Prindle Institute for Ethics and the DePauw Debate Society will discuss the ethical implications of pharmaceutical drugs used...

Who Owns Knowledge? Examining Open Access Policies

In January of this year, activist and world-renowned computer genius Aaron Swartz took his own life. At the time of his death, Swartz, an...

6th Annual Undergraduate Ethics Symposium

It's not every weekend that undergraduate students from across the nation gather at the Janet Prindle Institute of Ethics to inquire on a wide...

Fossil Fuel Divestment is a Moral Issue

Over the last year or so, the word divestment has taken on new meaning. Until recently, this term popularly referred to the movement in...

Cool Talk About a Hot Topic: A Preview of This Week’s...

The Prindle Institute for Ethics is a proud and excited host of “Cool Talk about a Hot Topic: The Ethics of Communicating about Climate Change,”...

Social Media, Social Change

When a bandwagon social media trend arises, the critics are certain to follow. Last week, while the Supreme Court heard two cases on gay...

‘Sam no es mi tío:’ A visit from Diego Fonseca &...

We had just published our annual call for intern applications: a sign posted around campus with a loud image of the traditional Uncle Sam...