The University of Texas put an interesting spin on the tired debate concerning affirmative action when Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito challenged a particular statement within a brief from the university.
Another week, another depiction of the Islamic Prophet Mohammad that infuriated someone enough to cause a deadly protest. It’s difficult to tell which will happen first: Non-Muslims no longer referencing the prophet in films and cartoons, or small Islamic groups no longer perpetuating the stereotype that Muslims are violent and deadly.
The mistreatment of impoverished people is not uncommon in the United States, where those going through the McDonald’s drive-thru are incredibly impatient with the people making their food.
Trying to be convincing is much easier when the option of denying basic facts is available, as Rep. and Senate candidate Todd Akin, R-Mo., recently proved with a truly ignorant statement about rape.
Although I have no regrets about my college experience at Eastern Michigan University, there are some things I wish I had known sooner.
One of the many privileges that some people often enjoy when in a relationship is dictating how a significant other spends his or her time and complaining if it is not within expectations. When people who are not in an exclusive relationship try to do this however, they become a clinger.
How seriously do we take our responsibilities and our lot in life? There is a striking difference in the reality of someone who can rely on parents or other family members to carry them until a certain age and the reality of someone who must fend for him- or herself.
Few people would disagree that our proudest and most accomplished moments in life become worth more to us when we have someone with which to share them.
The most arguably nerve wracking part of pursuing a college education is reaching the goal and graduating.
When immigrants wish to become naturalized United States citizens, they are expected to take an exam administered by the U.S.