Russian is neither a struggling country nor a non-entity in the international sphere. It is a strongly individualistic nation that is rounding the point of no return in its separation from European culture.
Let's revisit the eight most important Judy Blume books of all time and remember why we loved them, what they taught us, and -- most importantly -- that legendary moment that made us cringe every single time.
One of the major decisions Laker management will have to decide on is the price they're willing to pay to keep Pau wearing purple and gold. I'll try to list a few of the factors that the front office should be considering as they make their decision.
College is so many shades of awkward and so many types of embarrassing -- here is a selection of words with no English equivalent, but which perfectly describe phenomena endured by every college student.
Get everyone you know to vote, for these reasons or whatever reasons they think of on their own. Tell people about the elections. Tell people how they can register to vote. Tell people that if we don't do something now, we won't get anything done tomorrow.
With beautiful cinematography, gut-wrenching and understated performances, and a sense of compassionate awareness for both its characters and its predecessors, Blue Ruin makes the case for the revenge film as human exploration more so than karma porn.
As an international student, it was hard to relate to people who didn't understand the setting I came from. I'd sometimes find myself using a word from my language that didn't have a direct translation in English. Or feeling the need to reference something from back home.
But the truth is, as with any ideologically-driven legislation, half of the country probably won't like the president's new rules. In addition to the fiscally conservative, some men will also likely take issue with the policies that regulate gendered wage disparities.
I would wager that many college students, including those on my campus, still don't understand the importance of communicating and, worse, still don't know the definitions of sexual assault or consent.
In her cover story for the March issue of The Atlantic, Caitlin Flanagan takes on one of the most heavily fortressed bastions of the American male -- the college fraternity -- and most assuredly scores some direct hits.
With students and even faculty scrambling to serve the casino-like financing of a consumer-groping global juggernaut that's delivering millions from grinding poverty into soulless depravity, who'll ensure that universities keep asking the right questions?
The free inquiry at the core of learning certainly depends on vigorous discussion and debate; it depends on our willingness to take risks and to discover that even our deepest convictions may be mistaken. But learning also requires freedom from the senseless wounding of aggression.
MOOCs could be the beginning of an enormous revolution in education. Or maybe just a very glitzy but ultimately ineffectual technology. Rather than write about it from the outside. I decided to sign up for a course myself.
The idea that Wesleyan will be offering free, massive online classes will strike some as paradoxical. We are a small university at which almost three quarters of the courses are taught in an interactive, seminar style. How is that related to online learning?