In a misty bamboo grove, the body of a murdered samurai is found by a woodsman who alerts the police.
About midsummer, I realized that I'm halfway through my college career and there are still no jobs in sight.
Autism is a hazy, blurry diagnosis. It's a spectrum disorder, which means that nonverbal, barely functional individuals share the same diagnosis as people who just seem a bit unusual.
On March 19, the Wall Street Journal did it again: It ran yet another article focused on yet another neurotic element of modern mother-daughter relationships.
What you notice about the things that bug you says a lot about you. For instance, when there are people making a lot of noise in the library, what do you immediately observe about them?
Last Monday, I came across a link on a news site that intrigued me. The headline read, "Students For Justice in Palestine at Boston University Need Your Help!" Being a helpful person, I looked into the story, and found a blog post belonging to the Students for Justice in Palestine at Boston University, which detailed an e-mail exchange between their organization and a group they described as "campus Zionists." "Below," read the post, "is a threatening e-mail that BU SJP received and its response." "To Whom It May Concern," began the supposedly threatening letter, "It has come to the attention of the Boston University Students for Israel (BUSI) that next week is Israeli Apartheid Week and that in recognition of this Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) will be constructing a mock 'wall' on campus.
The impulse behind Black History Month is undoubtedly an honorable one. Moreover, it is a responsive one, an answer to the tendency of American education to ignore the role of black individuals in the making and development of our country.
One might recall the initial uproar surrounding so-called "state-funded abortion" when debates about universal health care began back in the early days of the Obama presidency.
Correction appendedWhat do support, progress, empowerment, communication, trust, respect, understanding and motivation add up to?
As I searched for courses last spring, I was burdened with a particularly heavy heart. I was in the midst of completing a course about the Holocaust, of which I seldom spoke but often thought.