Apparently, the United States is experiencing a “sex recession.” This month’s cover story for The Atlantic documents how and why Americans are having less sex than ever before, and seeks to answer how this phenomenon could be possible. In our liberal era, with access to potential sex partners easier than ever thanks to apps like Tinder, with taboos around sexual promiscuity falling and access to pregnancy and STD-preventing devices rising, how could it be that we’re actually spending less time in the bedroom?
Of course, the Business program offers courses in financial accounting, managerial accounting and other related subjects. But for Business and non-Business majors alike, there is no single course about how to manage one’s personal finances.
Borders between countries and other boundaries have not been the only ones to suffer collapse with postmodernism; those between the private and public spheres have disappeared as well. And the result is an unfortunate lack of privacy.
Reform the jail sentencing for individuals charged with drug possession.
“Why our screens make us less happy” was the title of a TED talk given by psychologist Adam Alter this April.
On March 2 at Middlebury College in Vermont, author and academic Charles Murray planned to speak on his recent book, “Coming Apart: The State of White America 1960-2010.” He was invited by a local chapter of the American Enterprise Institute, but at the podium, Murray was met with protesters that chanted lines such as, “racist, sexist, anti-gay, Charles Murray, go away,” according to a March 3 Inside Higher Ed article.
In recent years, the liberal arts education has been criticized for being impractical and distinctly non-vocational.
On Oct. 25, the Southern Poverty Law Center published a “Field Guide to Anti-Muslim Extremists,” a manual that, antithetical to its aim, distorts, rather than illuminates, reality.
Though a boost in the minimum wage may be popular, the Earned Income Tax Credit for low- and middle-income workers is a superior alternative.
For many Americans, especially millennials, government and politics are replacing religion. Instead of attending to the dusty Bible on their bookshelves, frustrated voters are increasingly idolizing our political leaders as agents for great revolution and, perhaps, revelation.