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Through Their Eyes – Why I am a Vegan

Through Their Eyes – Why I am a Vegan

Through Their Eyes An essay about why I am a Vegan People will ask me occasionally, “Why are you a vegan?” To which I will typically reply, “For moral reasons.” Usually the conversation ends there, or turns into some form of “I agree, but I could never do it myself.” Both of these responses IRead more about Through Their Eyes – Why I am a Vegan[…]

Epistemology & News: What are we fighting about?

Epistemology & News: What are we fighting about?

Contemporary Political Discourse Before talking about epistemology, I am going to tell you a bit about myself. Growing up I was that weird kid who started watching news on the regular in middle school. Come to think of it, I was that weird kid for a lot of reasons, but that’s besides the point. FromRead more about Epistemology & News: What are we fighting about?[…]

Systemic Generational Neglect – A Problem for Millennials

Systemic Generational Neglect – A Problem for Millennials

If you are going to watch the world burn, at least pull up a chair. Right now it seems like the world is falling apart. The divisions that plague our society seem to have grown from a small, docile creek to a large, impassable canyon. One such example is the divide in the US betweenRead more about Systemic Generational Neglect – A Problem for Millennials[…]

The ABSOLUTELY outrageous cost of textbooks

The ABSOLUTELY outrageous cost of textbooks

Background “Books in a shopping cart in a library – 8459” by Jorge Royan – Own work. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons. Why I care Simple answer, I have to buy them. More complex answer, they betray a lot of socio-economical issues plaguing academia. There are multiple issues that I could talkRead more about The ABSOLUTELY outrageous cost of textbooks[…]

Boomers give Millennials a talking to: The Hippy Generation VS the Hipster Generation

Boomers give Millennials a talking to: The Hippy Generation VS the Hipster Generation

Boomers vs. Millennials The conversation This one of the most frustrating conversations to hear as a Millennial, and we hear it a lot. Every Boomer seems to love to tell us Millennials how unanimously warped our generation is, and how we will run the world into the ground. This is coming from the generation thatRead more about Boomers give Millennials a talking to: The Hippy Generation VS the Hipster Generation[…]