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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..
When a bicyclist was tragically killed by a drunk driver last week in Minneapolis, much of the media attention focused on how the vict..
The annual Grammy Award Ceremony is an exciting event in which industry movers and shakers get together to enjoy performances by the year’..
There’s a big feeling of whiteness coming from everything in Minnesota. It’s a challenge that every publication somewhat passively experie..
10. When Boo had a birthday.
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I just learned about the Mars One project that aims to send pods of four people at a time to settle on Mars, starting in 2024. If that..
As a rule, I try to stand up for young people, and I try to stand up for the changing nature of language. Nobody has a bird’s-eye view..
In 1991, my best friend Bob and I saw Oliver Stone’s JFK and suddenly, we two Minnesota teenagers understood the TRUTH about that dark..
In a recent New York Times column, Frank Bruni decries “the Extra Legroom Society”—his term for the increasing profusion of price leve..
1. Accept that there is no God. One of the most basic arguments used to justify, if not the truthfulness of, then at least the practica..