Higher Education

Is Your Degree Important?

What's the point of a liberal arts degree? Is asking whether it's useful even a valid question? Inside Higher Ed spotligthts St. John's College...

Literary Hazing “Ain’t” Ethical

That’s right. This post has the word “ain’t” in its title. So what? In a recent interview, Harvard University Professor of Psychology and celebrated writer, Stephen...

Kids for Ca$h Documentary Screening and Panel Discussion

Come out to Prindle on Tuesday, November 4 at 7 PM for a screening of the film Kids for Ca$h, a riveting, non-fiction thriller about a...

“My Beautiful Failure” and Competition in Higher Education

Continued education, especially college, has long been seen as a positive and transformative experience, changing those who enroll and readying them for the world...

Study Guide Ethics

Continuing my discussions of the ethics of various educational practices, this post finds its focus in what might be the only part students like...

Student-Athletes: Expectations and Responsibilities

I have been a student athlete for as long as I can remember. From personal experience, it is not an easy task. Learning how...

The “M” Requirement: Building Bridges

Due to recent campus controversies, DePauw University’s administration is in the process of deciding upon an additional distribution requirement to the curriculum. If passed,...
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Decreasing Sexual Assault: Should Sororities Host Parties Too?

Officials at Brown University have ruled that the fraternities Phi Kappa Psi and Sigma Chi "created environments that facilitated sexual misconduct" at fraternity parties. Brown...

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...

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...