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David Sanger podcast

April 26, 2011

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Fist-Swinging Recap–David Sanger Here’s my first ever podcast about the David Sanger talk. Dont be to harsh =] Advertisements

Goucher’s Athenaeum: A case study in going green gone wrong

April 21, 2011

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The Athenaeum at Goucher College has provided me with a much-needed study environment, place to nap between classes, and more cups of terrible coffee than I care to count. It has quickly become a hub of student life and activity on campus, and I’ve mostly enjoyed having it around. However there is an aspect of […]

Media mistakes: the science of oversimplification

April 20, 2011

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The Telegraph reported last year that researchers at the University College of London found after studying a pool of 92 adults that the amygdala, associated with fear, is larger in conservatives, while the anterior cingulate, often associated with courage, is smaller. The theory follows that we have proven that political differences are an inherent result […]

David Sanger: On US interest and ideals in the “Arab Spring”

April 19, 2011

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On April 14, 2011, New York Times reporter David Sanger gave a talk at Goucher College about the Obama administration and the rapidly changing conflicts in the Middle East, offering a concise summation of American interests in sites of political upheaval. Sanger elucidated American ideological hypocrisy in regards to the “Arab Spring,” shedding light on […]

“If we build it, they will come” and ruin our country!

April 10, 2011

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The Baltimore Sun reports that the Maryland House has voted in favor of a bill that will grant in-state college tuition to undocumented (illegal) students. These students will have to meet several criteria, including attending high school in Maryland for at least three years. This week, the bill will return to the Senate for another […]