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An Expectation of White Allies

Guest contributor, Taylor Jones, doesn't expect white allies to be perfect, but she does expect white allies to apologize when they've made a mistake.

“The new inhabitants said the drums are loud”: Gentrification and Living...

Then comes the motherfuckin’ Christopher Columbus Syndrome. You can’t discover this! We been here. You just can’t come and bogart. There were brothers playing...

What Millennials Consume on Facebook

This post by Dr. Jeff McCall was originally published in The Indy Star on April 3, 2015. The good news is that nearly 90 percent of...

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...
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$10 Million Endowed to Fund Prindle

Prindle Intern Suzanne Spencer '14 reporting on $14.4 million in new gifts in Spring 2014, including an estate gift from Janet Prindle for continued...

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 Other Side of Antebellum Quaker History

As with all history, the Indiana Quakers' opposition to slavery before the Civil War was anything but clear-cut.

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...

Threats on Social Media are Still Threats

The social media world is a crazy world, indeed, sparking firestorms over petty things, such as the color of some dress in Scotland. Most...

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...