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A Campus Divided

For the 35th episode of Reclaim Today, I had the distinct pleasure to sit down with professor Riv-Ellen Prell and artist Livia Foldes to discuss their collaborative project A Campus Divided: Progressives, Anticommunists, Racism, and Antisemitism at the University of Minnesota, … Continue reading

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True Crime: Abortion Clinics in Virginia

I’ve been working through the thousands and thousands of posts in my feed reader as a kind of therapy this weekend, and as usual I come across a lot of amazing stuff. One blog that consistently blows my mind is … Continue reading

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John McCain’s a broken down crane

I love this punk song, which is an original composition and performance by one very cool nine year old. I have to say it, Kirby is a DIY godhead, so very, very EDUPUNK!

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FUD Campus Piracy

photo credit: Invisible Hour With questions looming about our post-modern malaise despite increased connectivity, the hyped hive mind, ever greater access to resources online, we still often find ourselves paralyzed agents in the undertow of information. With such realizations at … Continue reading

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Damn kids these days…

One of the greatest plagues of the educational blogosphere is the whole idea of labeling generations of learners in these pre-fabricated categories of millennials, digital natives, immigrants, NetGens, or what have you. Now I have no more evidence that these … Continue reading

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1988: The End of an Error

2008 is going to be the end of an even greater error!

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The Painful Politics of YouTube

Now, I understand Mike Huckabee is a conservative nut case and may possibly be the worst Republican candidate of an extremely bad pool. Nonetheless, his campaign strategy for YouTube show an unbelievable amount of pop culture savvy by playing on … Continue reading

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Nationwide Campus Protests for Guns not Butter

Image courtesy of ratterrell Looks like there will be some campus protests throughout the US from October 22-27. And it’s about time for students to stand up against the health care crisis, rampant political corruption, the Iraq war, and our … Continue reading

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Wal-Mart, Iraq, and an Inexcusable Silence

Lee Rosenbaum’s article in today’s Wall Street Journal adds another layer to the post I wrote about Randolph College selling off its art collection (inspired by Rosenbaum’s original post here). According to the article, one of the major forces behind … Continue reading

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