Tuesday, December 12, 2017

ROTTMAN: Placing the past in proper perspective

How to use the lens of nostalgia

REILLY: Private prisons, (y)our contributions and the need to divest

Private prisons are symbolic of wider, systemic problems; and we must divest

PRIHODA: Putting responsibility for climate change onto our own plates

How to do good for the environment when recycling, voting and calling aren’t enough

HAMBURGER: The “interesting” problem within the classroom

A plea for a new way of talking in class

LUTZ: Global Gag denies desperately needed healthcare worldwide

A perspective on the executive order

UFFORD: Respect for humanity from an expatriate’s perspective

How living in another country influenced my outlook

McINNIS: Why citing “the law” won’t do: A response to Chancellor...

A letter about the decision not to label Vanderbilt a sanctuary campus

ROTTMAN: A perspective on happiness

Happiness is, after all, one of the most important ideas we can think about, and the way in which we think about it affects not only our own lives but the lives of those who live among us.

BRADSHAW: Better than bystanders

This isn’t just happening to people in other parts of the country, this is happening to people in your classes and living in your building.

LETTER: Looking to the future

As a woman, you are constantly doubted, patronized or marginalized almost daily — Secretary Clinton gave us hope, because she is a woman that dares to think herself the equal of the men in the room.