Friedrich Nietzsche said that “without music, life would be a mistake.” Music is a part of our culture. Wedding receptions, high school proms, and college parties—music is present at all of them. Music is becoming easier to listen to. iPods and MP3 players have made larger amounts of music portable.
Phones are people, too—right? It’s time we all updated our relationship status on Facebook to “It’s complicated” with “my phone.” We sleep next to them and check on them all the time. Often we’ll even go to meals with them. Earlier this week, I participated in a practice all too
According to our 26th president, Theodore Roosevelt, “A thorough knowledge of the Bible is worth more than a college education.” Seriously, Teddy? This may have been the case in 1901, but no longer. In the secular liberal arts world, the comparison between knowledge of the Bible and a college education
In a few short months, Rachel Conrad PZ ’13 and Caitlin Watkins PZ ’13, winners of the 2013 Napier Award for Creative Leadership, will begin the social justice projects that they proposed in their Napier Fellowship applications. The Napier Initiative is an intergenerational partnership between 5C students and the residents
Marcia Hutchinson, author of Transforming Body Image: Learning To Love the Body You Have, said, “If you talked to your friends the way you talk to your body, you’d have no friends left at all.” She’s right, and yet we do it anyway. It’s more common to hear
The moment when you flinch as something violent or disturbing happens in the movie you’re watching: That’s probably art happening to you. You’re having a human reaction to an artistic creation. The violence in the movie isn’t real, but your reaction and sympathy bring it to life. Pablo Picasso said,