The woman told us again that she would pray for us, and we promised that we would do the same for her, and the city lights of a battle-scarred Syria twinkled on the horizon, and the night was very quiet, and I felt very small, and very big.
This week, as you gather with family and friends to celebrate Thanksgiving, be mindful of the high school seniors seated at the table. Odds are they don't want to talk about their college applications any more than you want to talk about work.
Make this Friendsgiving one for the books.
I love Mizzou today just as much as I did the first day I learned about it. The only way that we are ever going to grow as a university, and as a community, is to listen to what everyone has to say. I know that it will take some time for the university to heal, but I know that I will still be here while it does.
The NRA will continue to attempt to recruit young men like Jacob into the gun culture. It therefore falls upon the rest of us to teach young Americans that guns will never be a solution to what ails them, either personally or politically.
What strikes me most about today's protestors is their apparent wish for a college environment that is a hermetically sealed zone, in which one is protected from any other student or faculty member who holds a different viewpoint.
The number of universities offering an intelligence studies-related degree started with a handful. It has now expanded to a few dozen. Universities are starting to develop curricula that feature practical real-world exercises and structural analytical techniques.
In the discussions of the events now taking place on an increasing number of college campuses the phrases "free speech" and "academic freedom" are routinely invoked. Neither is an appropriate rubric for the analysis of what is happening.
On almost any campus where I have been I have had some student -- or many -- talk about how they did not feel they belonged where they had landed.
These protests make me hopeful about the future of our country. Embedded within protests is optimism--that change can happen. With their energy and determination, change is gonna come. March on!
I feel like my straight friends don't really understand what I mean when I tell them I'm bisexual. For the record, I wanted to spell it all out. Yes, I am bisexual. No, I'm not just going through a phase, and I'm not confused.
A Colorado state trial court has rejected nearly every aspect of a motion by a former for-profit college company to dismiss a fraud lawsuit brought by the Colorado attorney general.
It is no secret that authors create worlds for readers. They shape new worlds, new words and new characters that eventually become our best friends. James Dashner, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Maze Runner series, is one of these brilliant minds.