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Entries by Ruth Starkman from 08/2011

For Amy Winehouse, Who Almost Made Hanukkah Cool

| Posted 08.01.2011 | Religion

For her faithless Jewish fans like me, she held the weak promise of cultural redemption. Or, if redemption is too strong a word, perhaps "cultural relief" will do in this context.

Much Ado About Breivik: Why Academics Should Engage The Killer's Writings

| Posted 08.02.2011 | Politics

It won't be long before the discussion abandons Anders Breivik. The task at hand is to engage the discussion of Islam, Europe and the struggles of multiculturalism.

Reaching Your Audience

| Posted 08.26.2011 | Books

As We Speak offers a unique approach to public speaking that borrows from college writing, literature and theater courses, and business management to provide a holistic approach to winning over an audience.

10 Ways to Help You Succeed in College

| Posted 08.30.2011 | College

Most professors sit alone in their office hours without many visits from students except near due dates. Jump ahead of the crowd and get to know your professor early on while you're learning the material.