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Celebrating One Solitary Life--Dennis Patrick

Painting by Salvador Dali

The following is a piece by my father-in-law, Dennis Patrick.  Dennis writes a weekly column called “The Passing Scene,” which appears in the  594 more words

The Gospel

Talking about Race

In America it’s not just hard to talk about race but joking about it could be equally detrimental. Just like every other sensitive subject, such as fat, and homosexuality, race is a subject that everyone chooses to leave to rest. 709 more words

Racism

Its a Mixed Up World

It amazes me in today’s melting pot of a world that we still try to discriminate and divide everyone by race.  We try to promote one race above another and try to claim a superior race but when it all boils down to it aren’t we a bunch of mutts anyways. 480 more words

Ferguson

Moral Values

My all time favorite Post is Imposing Human Rights and Moral Values on Others.  It is also my most read post since its publication in December 2013.  847 more words

Social Issues

Student politician files complaint over racist, sexist Facebook chat

When Mei-Ling (not her real name) campaigned and won a position on the executive of Concordia University’s largest student association in the spring of 2013, she had just turned 20 and was full of optimism about what she could accomplish as a student leader. 1,145 more words

Local News

CTBC Exercise: On the Legality of Same-Sex Marriage

Same-sex marriages should be legally recognized for the same reasons that opposite-sex marriages are. At its most basic, the civil concept of marriage is about the formation of a new family unit and the establishment of certain rights between two or more individuals granting them authority over each other’s affairs (Eskridge). 382 more words

Critical Thinking

I'll Give You the Sun

Author: Jandy Nelson

My Rating: 5 of 5

Ever since they were little, twins Jude and Noah have been dividing the world between them in a game to compete for “world domination”, just one of many aspects of their extraordinary closeness. 325 more words

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