A recent Gallup poll of registered voters now has Sen. John McCain leading Barack Obama by four percentage points. How is that possible? The country’s current Republican president is so unpopular that even Warren Harding is wiping sweat off his brow in relief. Continue reading Democrats struggle with election polls
With the shadow of global climate change looming large and ominous over the 21st century, buying environmentally friendly products is all the rage.
T-shirts picturing the earth saying “This is why I’m hot” (referring to global warming), and phrases like “green is the new black” (in the realm of fashion) represent the current trend toward a consumer population that manages to save the world – and look cool doing it. Continue reading Ethics, not consumpton, for environment
The opportunity for summer study abroad is lightly advocated and underacknowledged here at Wooster. Students who study abroad hardly get recognition for the academic challenges they overcome once the spring term is finished. Continue reading Acknowledging students abroad
It’s been over half a month since Russia invaded Georgia in response to Georgia’s military offensive aimed at reclaiming the breakaway state of South Ossetia from its separatist fighters. Since then, the international community has mostly sided with Georgia, claiming that the Russian response to the Georgian fighting was disproportionate and aggressive. Continue reading One casualty of war: diplomacy