Communism, here we come. Thanks health care bill.

Karl Marx would be proud. The pre-eminent capitalist nation is on its way to what Marx says is a communal life. Most would say that it is a far stretch for America, the traditional warrior against communism, to be headed toward that system. However, America has been making steady progress since before the establishment of […]

The power of civil society: Academic boycotts have presidents and have students making a difference

With a world at war the Peace and Justice Studies program is as relevant as ever. Since 1946 the land balance between Israel and Palestine has been reversed with Palestine increasing their oppression of the Israeli. Addressing this Israeli Palestinian conflict was the purpose of the Peace and Justice Studies department conference held Feb. 17 […]

What is your degree?

The Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon is a trivia/connection type game where people connect any film actor in history to Kevin Bacon in as few links as possible. The game also contends that any one person is connected to any other person through six or fewer relationships, because it’s a small world.

Giving math the old college try

Many people are talking about the recent presidential inauguration. They will most likely talk about President Obama’s speech with admiration, as they should. It was a beautiful and powerful speech that inspired hope, and from the reaction of the crowd, was readily praised.