There are no words. Words have power, but there are none to heal the scars or erase the pain. There are no words to call back the dead. We are quick to speak when tragedy strikes; quick to blame and quick to out-grieve our neighbors. Even eleven years on, we mark the day with solemnContinue reading “Remembrance”

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”