U.S. Complicity in the Radicalization of Islamic Terrorists

In his book Don’t Think of an Elephant!, George Lakoff cites “social and political conditions [that lead to] cultures of despair” as potential sources of radicalization for, in this case, Islamic terrorists. The idea that geopolitics and its immediate effects on the lives of Muslims could be the cause of their radicalization is a type … More U.S. Complicity in the Radicalization of Islamic Terrorists

Five Things No One Tells You About the Wilderness Challenge

Wait— I’m not trying to sell you anything. And while I’m especially not trying to sell you the Wilderness Challenge, I also promise not whip out any Girl Scout cookies or balmy Caribbean timeshares.   After all, if you already went on the Wilderness Challenge, you don’t need me to tell you how sunshine skims … More Five Things No One Tells You About the Wilderness Challenge

Pride

There is something magical about getting in a van with a bunch of other people that you really don’t know that well to go to an event that you all have a stake in. I jumped into a van for a two hour ride to Burlington, for the city’s LGBT Pride Event, and after a … More Pride

Trip to Montreal

A little less than a month ago six students including two GreenMAP leaders sought to adventure to our neighboring Canada, specifically Montreal, to explore. I’m sure the first thing you would ask is “What is there to explore in a city like Montreal?” and the answer I have for that is everything. Students climbed Mont … More Trip to Montreal