For the Good of SocietyCategory
This month, Minnesota is in suspense as to whether we’ll have a white Christmas. It’s a perennial question, even in the coldest state in t..
So you’ve decided to earn a PhD in English, huh? Whether you’re beating the boss level of English degrees (having already rescued the prin..
The Gävlebocken, or the Gävle Goat, is a 42.5-foot-tall goat made entirely out of straw that resides in the town square of Gävle, Sweden f..
I wasn’t able to attend the Ferguson protests on November 25th. because I was sick. Even though most people wouldn’t find that reason enti..
We white people have so many outlets for our anger. We have gun demonstrations, rallies, strikes, countless varieties of fitness classes a..
Any time a drunk moron is sloshing a bottle of Bud Lite around while gesticulating wildly at a karaoke bar, s/he is probably doing so beca..
Lana Del Rey’s new album Ultraviolence is excellent. With songs like “Fucked My Way Up to the Top” and “Money Power Glory,” she lays d..
Not a lot of words are more damaging and less useful than the word “evil.” It doesn’t hold up to modern methods of explaining human behavi..
In which Katie drinks every time she feels confused by how unconfused she is by her sexual feelings toward Neil Degrasse Tyson, and occasi..
When I was younger, I used to journal a lot. I had this idea that someday I would want to go through all my journals and learn th..
The Oscars are tomorrow, so this seems like as good a time as any to talk about this. Why is it that in the year 2014, we can’t m..
Humanities faculty and students around the world have been hot under the collar in the wake of Obama’s recent comments suggesting that you..