Today marks the beginning of Banned Books Week. Do yourself a favor and stand up for free speech while sitting down and reading a banned book. For a list of books that have shaped America or a map showing the … Continue reading
Monthly Archives: September 2012
Dear Students, I feel compelled to remind you that I teach communication courses and pay close attention to the nuances of the various types of communication in which we engage. Our abilities to communicate are, in part, what makes us … Continue reading
What a beautiful weekend! It’s that kind of perfectly sunny and cool day that makes fall my favorite season. Although I consider fall a football season, how can you not appreciate this corn maze honoring the Cincinnati Reds who clinched … Continue reading
With the protests and demonstrations in Egypt, Libya, Yemen, and elsewhere this week, I couldn’t help but share this photo. I don’t even know when or where I found it, but it’s message seems appropriate.
A first-of-its-kind study has revealed the obvious– U.S. students aren’t very good writers. This is in addition to our 17th worldwide ranking in science and 25th in math. Our highest ranking is 14th in reading literacy, but this most recent … Continue reading
Help-Portrait is a wonderful convergence of photographers helping those in difficult times remember and move on.
I never really know what photo I’ll pick before I make my post every Sunday. Today, I wasn’t sure, at all, what to post… until I saw this New York Times article about President Obama and a very enthusiastic pizza … Continue reading
“Labor is prior to, and independent of, capital. Capital is only the fruit of labor, and could never have existed if labor had not first existed. Labor is the superior of capital, and deserves much higher consideration.” Abraham Lincoln, message … Continue reading