'The Big Uneasy,' a recent article in the New Yorker, illustrates the illiberal and anti-democratic turn in college life
At Oberlin, it started in December, when the temperatures ran high, although the weeping willows and the yellow poplars that
Today -- after the amicable departure of Flemons and Robinson for their own solo projects -- the band, more than ever, is a shifting troupe of young African-American folk musicians who revolve around Rhiannon Giddens. I had long wanted to speak with this lady.
Some of the racist incidents that led Oberlin College to cancel classes for a day in March are now being described as a "joke" by a student who was trying to get a reaction from the community, according to a police report obtained by The Huffington Post.
On June 7, the city prosecutor decided against pressing charges and the case was considered closed by police, the official
Ohio artist Leslie Miller was working on a collage -- part of a planned series of mixed-media bird paintings -- when she was diagnosed with uterine cancer in December of 2003. It is one of the last painted works she was able to complete before losing function on the right side of her body.
I find myself anchoring my grief over the loss of this remarkable man in simple objects ... little things, like our kitchen table. That may seem odd, given that Dr. Ferré was the world's leading Constructive Post-Modern philosopher, but therein lays the eternal magic of his inspiring legacy.
The concept of "effortless perfection" is the constant pressure felt by college women to be "smart, accomplished, fit, beautiful and popular," all without "visible effort." The price of such a lofty goal, however, has far-reaching consequences.
An estimated 1,200 students attended the teach-in, march and convocation Monday, the Times reported. About 2,800 students
Throughout February, multiple acts of vandalism on the Ohio campus have targeted the black, Jewish and LGBT communities with