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  • Veteran’s Day and Star Wars

    Veteran’s Day and Star Wars

    If pressed, I would probably name Rogue One as my favorite of all the Star Wars movies. That’s quite an admission from someone who grew up with the original trilogy in the 70’s and 80’s. (Collectively, my brother and I owned every Mattel action figure.) The original movies are still very close to my heart.…

  • Election Day apathy

    Election Day apathy

    As class dismissed yesterday, I encouraged students to exercise their right to vote. One came up to me and said what probably many were thinking: “if I don’t know anything about the candidates, I think it’s pointless to vote.” I agree with this opinion as literally stated. But of course I don’t agree that the…