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A Silent Night In Salzburg

Gregor Thuswaldner, associate professor of linguistics, tells the story of the world's best known Christmas carol.

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Cutting Democracy: The Super-Committee as Superman?

Timothy Sherratt, professor of political science, explores the real crisis behind the financial one in Washington.

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October Storm

Provost Mark Sargent writes of pilgrims in Egypt . . . and Massachusetts, in time again for Thanksgiving.

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In The Beginning Was The . . . Library, Sort Of

Who says libraries are a thing of the past? Dr. Myron Schirer-Suter explains why they're popping up in Occupy Wall Street movements all over.

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Salem: Coming to Peace with The Witch City

Spooky, zany Halloween isn't the only thing Salem, Massachusetts is known for, writes Kristina Stevick, artistic director of Gordon's History Alive!

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On Acquired Tastes, Or The Virtues of French Cheese

By Damon DiMauro

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“Why ‘Made In China’ Is a Bigger Deal Than We Think”

Stephen L. S. Smith, professor of economics and business, explores crucial questions around China's economic future and impact on the world.

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Is a Christian College Education 'Worth It'?

For today’s students, the value of a college education seems to have more to do with character and less to do with money. Christian colleges are dedicated to such a purpose.

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The Value of Transitions

President R. Judson Carlberg—who is retiring July 1, 2011, reminds us that most of life is full of transitions.

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Rites of Spring

Spring is a great time to take stock of all we've learned . . . and heard, writes Michael Monroe, assistant professor of music.

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Why Easter Is Good News for Everyone

Christ's death and resurrection is an historic event worth celebrating for everyone, writes Steven A. Hunt, associate professor of biblical studies.

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The Book King James Inspired: 400 Years Later

Dr. Graeme Bird, associate professor of linguistics and classics, writes about the best seller of all time—and how it got that way.

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March Madness and The Beauty of Mathematics

Basketball + mathematics = beautiful challenges, writes Richard Stout, professor of mathematics.

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Entering The Picture: Towards Personhood

For women's history month, Professor Ivy George reminds us to ask important questions about identity.

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Eat This Book: The Power and Legacy of Dr. Seuss

It's always good to celebrate reading with a book or two by Dr. Seuss, writes Dr. Priscilla Nelson, associate professor of education, but there's more to his stories than we might think.

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Love Clicks

Brian Glenney, associate professor of philosophy, shares some, well, philosophical thoughts for Valentine's Day.

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Hope for a Happier News Year

Journalism is experiencing more challenges than ever, requiring traditional integrity of the field, writes Jo Kadlecek, senior writer and communication arts instructor.

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“Actually, Lucy, My Trouble is Christmas.”

Rini Cobbey, associate professor of communication arts, explores holiday cheer . . . in Christmas movies.

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