We should reflect on George H.W. Bush’s civility in bi-partisan politics

After the passing of former president George H.W. Bush, or the passing of any president, we are invited to a moment of silent reflection. The United States is an incredible nation, facing challenge after challenge, and despite its incredible economic, political, and cultural power, it has never devolved into global empire building. It has had … Continue reading We should reflect on George H.W. Bush’s civility in bi-partisan politics

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Disagreements at college require respect

Those who possess power and influence not only have more opportunity, they have more opportunities to blow it. My most recent article reminds me that I still have the capacity not to blow it. A few undergraduate and graduate students approached me about a dispute between a faculty member and a few students that spilled … Continue reading Disagreements at college require respect

Our views of the migrant caravan should not be reduced to a sound-byte

They say it is a skill not only know when to push harder, but also to know when to quite. When I was offered this piece, I was at first hesitant simply because of the fruitlessness of trying to write an opinions piece that is focused on the facts of the situation. Having written as both an opinions … Continue reading Our views of the migrant caravan should not be reduced to a sound-byte

Millennials almost largest voting block, but have less than 50 percent turnout

The first article featuring myself as the triple threat - editor, writer and photographer. It was a fun article to write and enjoyable to feature my own photo skills. The article was originally published here. The greatest barriers to millennials impacting an election is their own apathy combined with a deteriorating sense of civic duty. … Continue reading Millennials almost largest voting block, but have less than 50 percent turnout