Education

“Insert Trigger Warning Here” Ethics

While 2013 was declared the "Year of the Trigger Warning," it is important to revisit the idea of adding trigger warnings to course syllabi...

A Collegiate Fear of Discomfort

College is a time to open your mind to new ideas, people and places. But on today's campuses, some say that students are afraid to speak up in fear of feeling discomfort.

Are Legal Study Drugs still an Ethical Issue?

The rampant use of study drugs on college campuses has been the cause of extensive debate for some time now. It has become increasingly...

Making the Case for Cursive

The introduction of technology in the classroom seems like a win-win situation, but psychologists and neuroscientists are hesitant to write handwriting off as a...
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Ethics of the Virtual Snow Day

Across the country, schools are experiencing high numbers of school cancellations due to weather and illness outbreaks. While usually these events bring a couple...

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,...

Zero Tolerance, Zero Learning

In honor of this week’s Kids for Ca$h documentary screening, it might be good to revisit a school policy with the potential to land...

Prindle Intern Spotlight: Rachel Hanebutt

Rachel is a senior intern from Huntingburg, Indiana. She will graduate this Sunday with a double major in Political Science and Education Studies and a...

The Audacity of “I”

In defense of incorporating first-person into academic texts of all kinds.

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...