Through the (Indepedent) Looking Glass

Every four years, we make a decision. We spend months fighting over it, talking about it, posting about it on Facebook. Some weigh the pros and cons of this decision seriously; some follow the crowd. Everyone must take a side. And then there are those pesky few of us who struggle to get excited forContinue reading “Through the (Indepedent) Looking Glass”

An Examined Life: In Memory of Dr. Joel Olson

“For the unexamined life is not worth living for men.” – Socrates During the first week of his classes, Dr. Joel Olson would hand out a pink sheet of paper outlining his theory of education. “Education is uncomfortable,” he said. “It makes you think about new things, challenges old beliefs, forces you to reevaluate theContinue reading “An Examined Life: In Memory of Dr. Joel Olson”