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Archive for December, 2010
Update: The Ukraine Project
by Marcie Little . . .A few months ago, I posted to let our readers know about a Project that I have launched with some of my friends. You can read that initial post here. I wanted to post a quick update to bring you all up to speed on what has happened, and what we’re planning for the future. [...]
by Matt Pitchford . . .Different place provide a perspective on your self. As I have returned home and am gearing up for seeing my friends from years ago, my roommate that I haven’t seen in ages, and then going back to the crazy world of college, it seems to be ever more true that traveling. When we go to [...]
In Christmas – A Cure for the Pain
by Marcie Little . . .Lately I’ve been thinking about pain. It’s all around us in the sufferings of other people, the injustices of mankind against itself. It’s also inside of us. We are pained most of all often enough by those we love the most – and who love us most. As human beings, it surrounds us and is [...]
by Matt Pitchford . . .A friend of mine asked me about “life philosophy” a little while ago. We talked about a wide range of things, but I remember specifically discussing the concept of “epic.” I believe that life is absolutely epic in its scope, ranging from world changing to extremely personal. Life can be heroic, no matter if you [...]
Tis the Season . . .
by Matt Pitchford . . .The next time we are all gathered together on campus, it will be a new year. It’s a time of personal beginnings, even if it doesn’t portend any significant changes on the level of civilizations. There won’t be a presidential election or Olympic games. 2011 isn’t even as exciting as the predicted apocalypse (1984, Y2K, [...]
by Matt Pitchford . . .Age is a funny sort of thing. It’s so easy to compare the years of our birth, as if the differences revealed any sort of meaning. Especially in a place where the relative age difference between most of us covers a five-year margin, it is important to recognize the strangeness of equating significance with years [...]
by Matt Pitchford . . .There are lots of important 100‘s. You know, top 100 songs, books, or speeches. But here’s another one, TroikaPress just posted it’s 100th. Here’s to 100 more.
Light in Darkness
by Marcie Little . . .One of my most recent undertakings has been to read Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina. This has been on my to-do list for months, and it is embarrassing how many times I’ve checked the book out from the library, not been able to read it, re-checked it out, had to return it, checked and re-checked it again. [...]