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The War of Ideas of the University of Chicago (Tom Pavone)

Registering for classes at the University of Chicago is like traveling back to the Stone Ages. I know this from firsthand experience. UChicago doesn’t have a course catalog, just a list of time schedules. These time schedules only mention the course title, the professor’s name and the times that class will meet. No syllabus. No … Continue reading

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Race, Crime and Questionable Assumptions (Tom Pavone)

On Friday, November 11th, a meeting was held at the University of Michigan Law School to discuss the relationship between the University’s Department of Public Safety’s (DPS) alerts and diversity. The meeting was chaired by Ph.D. student David Green, who later published an opinion piece in the University’s student-run newspaper, The Michigan Daily, critiquing DPS specifically, and how … Continue reading

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On Inequality and the Occupy Movement (Tom Pavone)

The Occupy movement has captured the imagination of millions of Americans. It has inspired solidarity, indifference, scorn, hope, frustration, optimism and skepticism. Only three months old, not a day goes by without some major news outlet providing an update on the movement spreading across the world. To judge the movement as successful or unsuccessful will … Continue reading