(c) David Newton-Dunn (2014) This Father's Day, June 15th, at Richardson Auditorium on Princeton University's campus, two giants of J.S. Bach schol...
Princeton has already become a wonderful home for me, and has helped me grow intellectually and in other ways, as well. May you also find the wealth that I have discovered here.
America remembers its soldiers killed in action, preferably with a parade, which, surprisingly enough, is a festive event. And my new home town of Princeton, NJ, where I moved two years ago from Holland, is no exception.
Majority tyrannies are injuring and endangering neighbors outside state borders and minorities within.
This group's perspectives, sentiments, and realities are often not shared publicly in a setting where a history of elitism, privilege, and power is deeply-rooted.
There's a cost to this Colbert/Jezebel v. Limbaugh/Drudge boxing-match style of issue analysis: the more one side criticizes, the more the other side digs in its heels and the more likely we all are to write each other off rather than to reach across the table.
Mr. Fortgang is white; I am white; and our successes have both been bolstered by our white privilege and our socioeconomic status -- whether or not both of us will admit to that fact.
Race, class, gender -- these are vital parts of privilege but they are not the alpha and omega. The problem with privilege is that it can be difficult to check.
Indeed, our families lived through many of the same horrors and transformations. And I agree -- we do not need to apologize for our origins. Nothing about this notion, however, justifies blindness to inequality.
New Jersey faces a grave constitutional crisis. Few are talking about it. Governor Christie has launched a dangerous and myopic campaign against the principles of judicial independence and separation of powers.
If we can develop a better system to engage, empower and enable our children to innovate faster than our world systems decay, then our kids could not only save our world, they could reinvent our future!
There's so much more to Princeton and its environs than just the university. Come for a few days, and though your IQ might not rise to the level of former resident Albert Einstein's, you're sure to have great meals and great fun.
The reason that Kwasi's success doesn't depend on which school he attends is because Kwasi has cracked the "big secret" that I hope to instill in every one of my students: ultimately, the power to succeed lies in you.
Why is Bexsero unavailable in America? One reason. The Food and Drug Administration hasn't approved it. Not because it isn't safe and effective -- it is in common use in Europe and much of the English-speaking world -- but because the FDA has become so immobilized by a stupefying bureaucracy.
By having more experiences with different partners, young women can make more informed choices about what they want from a romantic partner. Choosing a husband later may be especially beneficial because most young people have yet to fully form their own identities.
As we walk among the shelves of her store, she explains its name: " A labyrinth is a place to look and get lost. To gather knowledge, to weigh conflicting ideas against each other and find beliefs.