Christians can find middle ground for All Hallows’ Eve

I know, I know, Halloween has come and gone. I was tempted not to share this article I wrote for The Chimes, originally published here, if it were not for two lessons I want to share. First, as an opinions editor, you are required to publish even if you're not "feeling it." And as I … Continue reading Christians can find middle ground for All Hallows’ Eve

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The fight for the gas tax descends deep into murky waters

I was surprised when the editor-in-chief asked if there was a California proposition I would like to cover. The Gas Tax, besides being covered-up incomplete deception by our government, is a poor policy for, quite frankly, the poor. Unfortunately, the proposition never passed, and California is left with another law that forces taxpayers to cover … Continue reading The fight for the gas tax descends deep into murky waters

Explanations for Data Interpretation GRE Questions – Part II

Data Interpretation Multiple Choice Single Answer Question If the revenues in 2009 were $3 million less, and the expenses for 2009 were $4 million more, then the average (arithmetic mean) annual profit for the 10 years shown would be approximately how much less? A. $300,000 B. $400,000 C. $600,000 D. $700,000 E. $1,000,000 The answer … Continue reading Explanations for Data Interpretation GRE Questions – Part II

Warren’s DNA faux pas may contribute to identity politics debate

Perhaps the greatest travesty facing this article was publishing it online with "fopaux," instead of "faux pas" in the title. The error did not escape attention - many calling it too distracting to take the article seriously. In any case, if you can forgive a late-night publication by a staff that was reduced by half … Continue reading Warren’s DNA faux pas may contribute to identity politics debate

Explanations for Data Interpretation GRE Questions – Part I

Data Interpretation Multiple Choice Single Answer Question The percent change in gross profit from 2007 to 2008 is approximately what percent greater than the percent change in gross profit from 2008 to 2009? A. 500% B. 600% C. 1,500% D. 1,600% E. 1,700% To answer this question you need to understand one term and you … Continue reading Explanations for Data Interpretation GRE Questions – Part I