The Virtue of Nationalism Lecture

By Nick Swanson “The Virtue of Nationalism” was a conversation with Yoram Hazony about how nationalism can lead to “a revitalization of tolerance,” hosted by the university’s Institute for Human Ecology, last Thursday, October 11. More than 35 students, faculty and staff attended the event with Hazony, an Israeli philosopher, bible scholar and political theorist. Read More …

Philosopher Gives Lecture on “Beauty in a World of Ugliness”

By Russell Blakeslee Acclaimed British philosopher and writer Sir Roger Scruton is recognized as a premier conservative thinker a polemicist and was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II in 2016 for his “services to philosophy, teaching and public education.” He also gave a lecture in Heritage Hall on Wednesday, October 10, focusing on finding beauty in Read More …

Speaker Recounts Violent History of Northern Ireland County, Looks Towards Future

By Abby Anderko Tensions between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland have been on the rise as “Brexit” has the ability for major ramifications on relationships between the two parts of Ireland since the 2017 announcement of Britain and the United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union.   Before the Brexit issue began, relations Read More …

Renowned Biologist Discusses Stem Cell Research

By Lindsey Valancius When explaining something complex like cellular biology, cellular biologist Rick Horwitz equates a cell to a football team. The genes and molecules represent a football roster because they predict cellular activity. The molecular structure and interactions of the cell are similar to the techniques and plays assigned to each football position.     Read More …

SGA and PEERS Host Clothing Drive for Sexual Assault Survivors

By Rachel Stevens The Student Government Association (SGA) and Peer Educators Empowering Respectful Students (PEERS) came together to host a campus-wide clothing drive for the Network for Victim Recovery of DC from October 8-12. This month is dedicated to relationship violence awareness, by both of these student organizations. The drive was held in response to Read More …

Graduate Students Not Paid On Time in September Due to Transition to New Payroll System

Courtesy of Metropolitan School of Professional Studies By Amanda McShane More than 100 student workers were not paid on time at the end of September due to a new digitized payroll system and miscommunication between students, faculty and the administrative departments. The unpaid students were informed of the late payment, which was supposed to be Read More …