Finding the Balance

People rely on policies alone to fix issues, but it seems that not everyone is happy with the results. Individuals are capable of solving small parts but can never find a true solution. The book An Omnivore’s Dilemma by Michael Pollan, published in 2006, Pollan discovers solutions in finding beauty in nature and treating it … More Finding the Balance

Color Blind Era

Remi Kanazi is a poet and writer based in New York City. He recently wrote Before the Next Bomb Drops: Rising Up From Brooklyn to Palestine, a collection of poems about political issues in Palestine. He is also the author of Poetic Injustice: Writings on Resistance and Palestine. His commentary has been featured by news … More Color Blind Era

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

TWS Field Meeting

On September 30th and October 1st,  Val Titus’ Intro to Natural Resource Management and Environmental Studies students attended a field meeting at the Oxford Rod and Gun Club. Here is what they learned: DAY 1 ACOUSTIC IDENTIFICATION Bats are the second most diverse order of mammals worldwide. Many bat species however, are threatened by human-driven habitat … More TWS Field Meeting

Winter Break Study Abroad – Nepal 2014: Interview with Katrina Goebel

By Binh Bui’14 Last winter break, thirteen GMC students, accompanied by prof. Mark Dailey (Anthropology Department) and Vice President of Student Life Joe Petrick, took a 22-day trip to Nepal to explore the unique culture and environment of this country. After hearing many interesting stories about the trip, such as visiting the living goddess, climbing … More Winter Break Study Abroad – Nepal 2014: Interview with Katrina Goebel

The Interview with CEO of MEGA: “Privacy is Business Model”

By Binh Bui’14 Last Thursday, September 19th 2013, Professor Jason Schmitt and GMC students had a great Skype conversation with Vikram Kumar, CEO of MEGA (https://mega.co.nz/) from New Zealand.  Kumar answered many questions from students about internet privacy and business ethics, and also shared his view about the transparency and pushing the limits of the … More The Interview with CEO of MEGA: “Privacy is Business Model”