While dancing along with the rest of The College of Wooster campus last week at the annual Party on the Green, there was one thing we could not help noticing: there was a smile on the faces of everyone who was in attendance. It was raining. It was muddy. It was a blast. Both RJD2 and Eli “Paperboy” Reed were phenomenal, both playing with passion and energy that resonated out onto the crowd with fervor. Continue reading Our View
I hate Apple. There, I said it.
Even though I am a long-time consumer of Apple products, lately I have become fed up with their insane obsolescence rate. You see, the people at Apple do not make “products,” they manufacture tokens of status.
These status-markers, if you will, allow people to show off their coolness to others, impressing everyone with how much capacity a piece of electronics the size of a thumbnail or palm has, the sleekness of it, and the killer applications it may contain. Continue reading Apple’s updates are selling status, not products
There’s been a lot of talk this election about Faith and Politics. Is Barack Obama really a secret Muslim? Does Sarah Palin really believe she was sent by God to the governorship of Alaska? And what about Sen. John McCain? Is he a Baptist or an Episcopalian? Continue reading Dividing the politician’s religious views and issues misses the point
The sky was blue, the grass an exceptional shade of green and the birds were chirping. As I walked down the quaint, small-town street, I was convinced that the day was going to be perfect. Continue reading Father’s actions are dangerous choice for a child’s well-being
Netflix is reported to be the largest (more extensive than Blockbuster) online service that distributes DVD rentals all over the United States. I am an avid Netflix user. I enjoy the easy online accessibility that Netflix offers when I just want to simply rent a movie. Continue reading Tampering with Netflix?
Vice President Cheney assured Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili last week that the United States remains committed to his nation eventually joining the North Atlantic Trade Organization. On the surface, Cheney’s promise makes sense. Russia is becoming more powerful, so what better way to contain that potential threat than by bringing a pro-American government on the Russian border into NATO and promising American military support if Russia attacks again? Despite the attractive reasoning behind this argument, Georgia must not be allowed into the NATO alliance. Continue reading Letting Georgia join NATO could be a politically dangerous action