Fine Arts

Cost of a Resume: Competing to Get the Job

If education is competitive, getting a job is even more competitive. Most college students are pressured to join clubs, to play on teams and to...

Competitive College: Does competition help or hinder our academic performance?

“What obligations do we have to our adversaries? Do virtue and integrity enhance or impede our quest for victory? Is competition an obstacle to...

The A-Listers: Can College Rankings Define a School?

How important are college rankings? As prospective students size up educational institutions, what is it that attracts them, their parents? Time and time again,...

Privilege at DePauw: A Personal Perspective

In light of recent discussions on campus, I’d like to offer up my own understanding of privilege.

Are Gender Specific Books Wrong?

The Independent just announced that they are going to stop reviewing books that target specific genders, so-called "boy books" or "girl books". Read the...

Why Do People Pirate Music?

This article offers an interesting take on pirating music online. It seems that users who pirate music are adhering to certain norms, and they think that...

Does Literary Fiction Teach Empathy?

One important component of ethical reasoning is empathy, the ability to know what it's like to be someone else in another situation. Knowing what...
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The Ethics of Jazz

Check out this great lecture on The Ethics of Jazz

TOMS: When ‘Conscious Capitalism’ is Not Enough

With great anticipation for TOMS Founder Blake Mycoskie’s visit radiating throughout DePauw’s campus, I had to do a double take every time I saw...
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Mud Lotus: Film by Chris White

Check out this brief PR piece about Mud Lotus a film written and directed by DePauw professor, Chris White.