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Educational Challenges in "Flyover Country"

Dr. David Svaldi | Posted 10.27.2014 | College
Dr. David Svaldi

Our remote, rural location means the national issues churning around higher education -especially the proposed solutions - are often irrelevant, if not detrimental, to our situation.

The More You Pay, the More It's Worth

Dr. David Svaldi | Posted 06.21.2014 | College
Dr. David Svaldi

Those lists are what stick with readers, even though The Atlantic, Slate and The Economist cite flaws in the report's methodology and acknowledge the complexity of determining the true value of higher education.

The End of Life

Tom Deegan | Posted 11.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Tom Deegan

Death panels and Dr. Kevorkian suck the oxygen out of end of life discussions. In a way, framing death and dying in sweeping abstractions like "right to die" and "rationing life" is an easy way to avoid the subject. But bad end-of-life decisions plague the hospital setting.

Ghostbusters

Tom Deegan | Posted 06.18.2013 | Politics
Tom Deegan

Last Saturday I was a panelist at an Adams State University Healthcare Forum in Alamosa, Colo. Some knowledgeable speakers were there including the Re...

Educational Integrity in Post-Truth America

Dr. David Svaldi | Posted 12.03.2012 | College
Dr. David Svaldi

When we don't even share the same facts anymore, because the truth is being manufactured and remanufactured, we lose any ability to reach consensus or to compromise, and problems go begging for solutions we can never agree upon.

Independent Candidate Snubbed From Debate

Jason Salzman | Posted 10.01.2012 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Independent congressional candidate Tisha Casida has yet to be invited to a debate at Adams State University featuring Democrat Sal Pace and Republican Scott Tipton.