Community Op-Eds

Libertarian Paternalism: An Introduction

We’re now over a month into the new year – how are those resolutions coming? Even if you didn’t happen to make any for...

Media Have Warped Our Perception Of Athletes

This post by Dr. Jeff McCall was originally published by The Indy Star. Let’s remember a key fact as we prepare snacks and grab the remote to...

Why the “M” Requirement is Not Enough

After an emotionally-charged and educational first DePauw Dialogue, many students, faculty, and staff are asking: What's next? in terms of campus-wide education and commitment...

Ethics of School Cancellation – Day of Inclusion

With the recent announcement of details regarding DePauw University’s Day of Inclusion activities, some in our community have questioned whether cancellation of school and...

Conflict Antiquities: Is there a Future for the Past?

This Guest Scholar post was written by Rebecca Schindler, professor of Classical Studies at DePauw University.  Seven thousand years of history in the Middle East...

The Rolling Stone UVA Rape Story Debacle

This post by Dr. Jeff McCall was originally published by The Indy Star on December 26, 2014.  Journalism enters dangerous territory when reporters look to tell “stories”...

Envisioning Zero Waste at DePauw: Where do flip phones go to...

Guest post by Anthony Baratta, Sustainability Director at DePauw University.  Check out the Office of Sustainability on Facebook and Twitter. Soulja Boy CDs, broken office...

Can moral laws exist without God? A brief introduction to “Robust...

Last week we published the abstract of Erik Wielenberg's new book, Robust Ethics: The Metaphysics and Epistemology of Godless Normative Realism. In this guest post,...

Will climate divestment work?

Guest post by Rich Cameron, Associate Professor of Philosophy at DePauw UniversityScott Wisor recently wrote a post titled “Why Climate Change Divestment Will Not...

Abolitionists Unfrozen

This article, by DePauw History professor David Gellman, originally appeared in Historians Against Slavery on August 15, 2014. If all the great abolitionists of the...