Tag: violence

The Rise of Hate Crimes in Post Election America

Photo courtesy of Jasn, Flickr The recent presidential race was very close, and once the results were announced, the shockwaves could be felt all over America. Many are ecstatic, but just as many, if not more, are petrified of a Donald Trump presidency. Even before Election Day, those in the anti-Trump […]

Drinking Age Fosters Unsafe Alcohol Consumption

Photo courtesy of Lynda Giddens, Flickr Creative Commons Society is governed by individual responsibility, however, rampant coercion by formal institutions and governments have outsourced responsibility and impeded on the autonomy of individuals to lead the life they wish. Alcohol consumption is one of such instances when government wrongfully takes on the […]

Alcohol Presentation Strikes Wrong Note on Sexual Assault

A presentation entitled “Haven – Understanding Sexual Assault,” led by Cory Rosenkranz, coordinator of Substance Abuse & Violence Prevention, has received negative feedback from peer facilitators, students, faculty and alumni who said it focused too much on the responsibility of the victim in preventing sexual assault. “[Cory] started the presentation […]

Camille Paglia: A Feminist’s Defense of Men’s Virtues

This week, self-described dissident feminist and social critic, Camille Paglia, published a Time magazine article entitled “The Modern Campus Cannot Comprehend Evil.” The article begins with the subtitle in bold letters: “Young women today do not understand the fragility of civilization and the constant nearness of savage nature.” At that […]