Education

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,...

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...
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#ThanksMichelleObama: Ethics and School Lunches

School lunches have never been popular. Culturally, school lunches are something often complained about by students for being bland and unappetizing, and by parents...

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...

#DearDePauw: What’s it All About?

Explaining the social justice movement that is #DearDePauw.
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‘Like a Girl:’ A cultural context

We have all heard it before: the kid out on the baseball field shouts, “you hit like a girl.” Adults do it too. In...

“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...

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...

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...

A Libertarian Argument for Public Education

A recent Gallup poll found that 70% of Americans favor using federal money to expand pre-school programs across the country. There were differences along...