Community Op-Eds

US outsources production and pollution to China with unintended consequences

All actions have consequences, and it turns out that the production of goods on the other side of the globe has consequences for air...

In Recognition of the Men and Women Who Came Before Us

As we return from Thanksgiving feasts and our families, we may remember the holiday as a few days of rest, relaxation, and appreciation for...

International Experience is Crucial for Our Education

International Education week is a joint operation of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education to promote programs that encourage...

The fight for the quality of life for all living organisms

“Imagine if you were to a bathtub for twenty-five years, don’t you think you’d get a little psychotic?!” exclaims an opponent of animal...

Events on Mindfulness and Art: Nawang Khechog’s Visit to DePauw

When you think of meditation, it’s likely that you think of Buddhist monks as well. Meditation has been practiced by Buddhists for centuries, and...

Forgotten Casualties: War and the Environment

Humans are sometimes self-contradicting. They are well aware of the violence and social and economic disruptions caused by war, but war, ironically, has been...

Greencastle Feels Repercussions of Government Shutdown

Greencastle’s USDA office was closed. Indiana’s Social Security office was closed. The federal government was closed. The government shutdown on October 1st shocked citizens across the country....

Food, Ethics, and Culture

There is a certain truth to the saying, “the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach.” After all, practically everyone, man and...

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...