Society

Is Envy Always Malicious? (Part One)

Imagine you check your email and find a congratulatory message from your boss announcing that your colleague has just been promoted. This colleague joined...

“The Briefcase”: Is Awareness Enough?

For "altruism porn" shows like "The Briefcase," is raising awareness justification enough?

Misinformation in the Age of Ebola

As the Ebola outbreak has progressed, public discourse of the matter has reached a fever pitch. From announcements that airports will screen for the...

Facing the Facts on DePauw’s Campus Climate

The other day, I took a test. It didn’t take long, just a few keystrokes and some flashing images on a computer screen. Fifteen...

The Value of Suffering

A while ago I was about to embark in a long air travel and wanted something to read. I was in a town with...

A Student Perspective on Trigger Warnings

Contrary to worries about political correctness gone wild, trigger warnings can be a valuable classroom tool.
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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...

Ethics of Meritocracy in Education and The American Dream: “Why I...

As a millennial and current college student, I understand the struggle of endless nights in the library, clinging to your coffee, dreaming about sleep, and...

Will climate divestment work?

Guest post by Rich Cameron, Associate Professor of Philosophy at DePauw UniversityScott Wisor recently wrote a post titled “Why Climate Change Divestment Will Not...

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...