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Times hard for those involved in Catholicism

Faculty Columnist and Faculty Columnist April 13, 2014

It’s tough being a Catholic these days.Some are conflicted by a desire to remain within the church, yet are put off by some of its teachings and the behavior of a minority of the clergy.Others yearn...

Past massacre leaves mark on history

Faculty Columnist and Faculty Columnist February 13, 2014

Take a northbound walk along the 2100 block of Clark St. on Chicago’s near-north side.On your right are rows of two and three-story apartments and condos, some more than 100 years old. On your left,...

What makes a moderate conservative

Faculty Columnist and Faculty Columnist January 30, 2014

A moderate conservative:Does not believe in the ultimate perfectibility of humanity in this life, even assisted by a government program or handout. He or she knows that true human progress begins with...

Education structure based on triangle of strengths

Faculty Columnist and Faculty Columnist December 1, 2013

A University professor recently wrote a column about the role of students, faculty and administrators in a university.She recounted the story of a history teacher who explained the role of university administrators...

Free market of ideas needed for critical thought

Faculty Columnist and Faculty Columnist November 17, 2013

Last month, New York City Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly was to give an address entitled “Proactive Policing in America’s Biggest City” at Brown University in Providence, R.I.He was...

Students, faculty of more value than administrators

Faculty Columnist and Faculty Columnist November 14, 2013

Once upon a time, in the century preceding this one, a young, first-generation college student found empowerment when her history professor offered a parable to explain a student-centered approach to education.This...

Student evaluations promote consumerism

Faculty Columnist and Faculty Columnist November 3, 2013

Professor Lyell Asher, an associate professor of English at Lewis and Clark College in Portland, Oregon, recently noted the increasing use and misuse of student evaluations to rate professors.He has identified...

Equity Week necessary, exposes ‘poverty-level wages’

Faculty Columnist and Faculty Columnist October 31, 2013

Pop Quiz: Your teacher tells you that she has been teaching at the University for 15 years and that she has won teaching awards and recently published an article in a prestigious journal in her field.Your...

Shortfall of University money comes at poor time

Faculty Columnist and Faculty Columnist October 20, 2013

On the day President Mazey collected her $50,000 annual bonus, she reported to staff and faculty that an outside consulting firm has been hired to conduct an “opportunity assessment” because...

Society’s insistence on loud sounds breeds ADHD

Faculty Columnist and Faculty Columnist October 20, 2013

Several weeks ago, my wife and I participated in a walk for kids with Congenital Heart Disease.We attended because our grandson, Eli, was born in February with truncus arteriosus, a CHD condition involving...

Government shutdown shows problems country has been facing for a long time

Faculty Columnist and Faculty Columnist October 6, 2013

It’s official: the federal government is shut down for all but essential functions.The finger-pointing continues. The President won’t negotiate with the GOP. The Tea Party won’t relent...

Preachers return to campus’ free speech zones, react to surprise response of kindness

Faculty Columnist and Faculty Columnist October 3, 2013

The leaves have barely begun to fall this autumn, but Brother Jed and like-minded preachers have already been on campus bellowing against the fall of man. These proselytizers frequent campus hoping to...

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