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The Common Core has been a major point of contention among American educators over the past few years. Some say applying one set of educational standards —[...]
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Occidental College recently released an outside audit of its sexual misconduct policies, which includes at least one statistic that may help inform how we [...]
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What comes to mind when you hear the phrase “philosophical film”? The Matrix, most likely, an obvious example of a movie—or franchise—that explores timeless questions: Who are we?[...]
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An unmanned Antares rocket carrying nearly 5,000 pounds of supplies to the International Space Station exploded on Oct. 28, destroying everything aboard. "[...]
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So much for fashionably late. The New York Times' Risa C. Doherty recently examined the costs of joining a sorority, where extravagant gifts, pricey appare[...]
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It would not be a huge stretch to say that University of North Carolina -Chapel Hill professor Jan Boxill wrote the book on sports ethics. Boxill — a philo[...]
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Though the term “weird fiction” came into being in the 19th century—originally used by Irish gothic writer Sheridan Le Fanu—it was picked up by H.P. Lovecraft in the 2[...]
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