POMERANZ: In pursuit of Lux et Veritas
With the opening of the new residential colleges, we have a powerful opportunity as a University and as a community to write back into history those who've shaped it.
POMERANZ: Make Cr/D/F mandatory
Yet students often attach a stigma to the Cr/D/F option. Instead of trying out new or challenging classes as the University intends for us to do, we seem to take a twisted pride in not using Cr/D/F.
POMERANZ: Show up and vote
In a Season 3 episode of Aaron Sorkin’s “The West Wing,” a staffer at a political fundraising luncheon tells the crowd, “It’s really something that every two years we get to overthrow a government.” The crowd cheers. “We can make a difference,” the staffer continues. “Let’s get out the vote. Let’s get ourselves organized. Let’s »
Attorney General speaks at local school
When agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation started canvassing the Hopkins School, students and faculty must have known something was up. Fortunately, their presence was a good sign: US Attorney General Eric Holder Jr. was coming to speak. On Friday, Holder spoke to a crowd of around 1,000 at the Hopkins School near New »