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Across two Marches

I was reminded this week that the blog has been live for one year. What an eventful year we have had. Thank you for following along. 470 more words

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Senior thesis exhibits to open April 3

The 2016-17 Bing-Davis Memorial Gallery artists’ schedule concludes with a thesis series featuring the works of Upper Iowa University seniors Sarah Pisney, Kelsey Hinrichs, Jamie Vargason, Morgan LaRue, Elizabth Nation, Carly Harms and Isaiah Solheim. 636 more words

Winter and Philosophy

Winter is a time for contemplation, a time for philosophy. Summer moves too quickly, spring is too full of life, and fall is reserved for nostalgia. 654 more words


Thoughts on Teaching: "Guts" and "Pride" Are Not a Substitute for Fitness.

I was listening to the incomparable retired Navy SEAL Jocko Willink talk about leadership recently, and one of the quotes he used has stuck with me for weeks. 1,560 more words

Travelling Through Trumpland

Canadian philosopher Charles Taylor refers in his book The Sources of the Self to the ‘affirmation of ordinary life.’  He sees it as a central facet of our modernity.  723 more words


Some Words On STEM & Non-STEM Disciplines

On Friday, whilst perusing the Twitters, I stumbled on this gem of a tweet:

You could put a STEM major in any liberal arts class and they could get an A, but put a liberal arts major in any STEM class & they'd fail…

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Red Fox Spotlight: Professor Campisi

Name: Professor Campisi

Department: Philosophy

Years at Marist: 11 

Hometown: Toronto, Canada

Fun Fact: Professor Campisi loves making exotic ice cream flavors. Some of the craziest flavors include Pumpkin, Saffron, and Cactus Fruit! 806 more words