Measuring bullying and its causes is no easy task, and it’s far too soon to draw conclusions about upticks in bulling in our nation’s schools following on Donald Trump’s electoral college win. 364 more words
A woman was followed and attacked on the subway by three possibly drunk men who tried to pull off her hijab. The reactions of bystanders are unknown but definitely didn’t stop the attack. 83 more words
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, writing for the New Yorker, urges that now is the time to “burn false equivalencies forever” and “refuse the blurring of memory.” We agree. 230 more words
What is the greatest moment in sports history?
If you’re thinking of a specific play or a great game, you’re not thinking big enough. Perhaps I should rephrase the question: “what is the most meaningful moment in sports history?” For that, I’d say we would have to go back to Cincinnati, Ohio in 1947, during Brooklyn Dodgers infield practice. 3,593 more words
The fellow who’s responsible for inviting white nationalist demagogue wannabe Richard Spencer to Aggieland (a.k.a., Texas A&M University) has actually won an award, “Strongest Skinhead,” at a neo-Nazi festival (yes, we think that’s cognitively dissonant, too) in Georgia. 338 more words
Oh, the good news just keeps on coming. We are one step closer to actually seeing Keith Ellison as the Chairman of the DNC. We should do everything possible to ensure his success in this quest. 108 more words