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Leaving The Basement Of The Ivory Tower: Non-Traditional Students Can Make The Grade

John A. Tures | Posted 08.19.2016 | Education
John A. Tures

In 2008, the academic world was rocked by an article in the elite magazine The Atlantic. Titled "In the Basement of the Ivory Tower," the author (who...

3 Things the X-Men Know About Digital Marketing That You Don't

Sajeel Qureshi | Posted 02.28.2015 | Small Business
Sajeel Qureshi

The X Men are the world's greatest super team. They have a team that works together, trains together and is fueled by a great leader. The only way they could achieve their goals is through teamwork and a slew of skill sets to pull from.

Attention, 'X-Men' Fans: Will Rogue Be Back?

The Huffington Post | Tyler McCarthy | Posted 07.07.2014 | Entertainment

Good news: An extended director’s cut of “X-Men: Days of Future Past” is planned for DVD and Blu-ray release later this year. Noted "X-Men" ...

Week in Film: X-Men, Love Punch, Words and Pictures

Marshall Fine | Posted 07.22.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

If you're keeping score at home, of the three Marvel comic-book movies so far this summer (a term I use advisedly for a season that technically doesn't start for another month), X-Men: Days of Future Past outranks Amazing Spider-Man 2 and is about on a par with Captain America: The Winter Soldier.

X-Men: First Class: Reviewing Magneto and the Super Jews

Omer Rosen | Posted 08.15.2011 | Arts
Omer Rosen

Strong, athletic, violent, handsome -- something separate from the bookish, weak, nerdish, neurotic construct that shaped me -- they are Super Jews.

The Moral of X-Men: First Class: Honor Thy Queens

Will Bower | Posted 08.13.2011 | Entertainment
Will Bower

After two viewings of -- and some reflection on -- "X-Men: First Class", I've come to the conclusion that the moral to its story is: "Don't be careless with your queens."

Tales From College Writing Courses: The Horrors Continue

Michael Roth | Posted 06.17.2011 | College
Michael Roth

In the Basement of the Ivory Tower is chock-full of bonehead tales from the classroom. Some are amusing, but after a while they leave a bad taste in the reader's mouth. Should a teacher be this condescending?