Risk-taking is frightening — but it should be pursued by students. So stood the premise of this year's TEDxGeorgetown conference. Speakers, … [Read more...] about Embracing Risk, Speakers Share Perspectives
Rabat, Morocco — Picture this: rows of tables line the cafe’s outer wall, and wooden chairs face out onto the street. On any given weekday, … [Read more...] about A New Form of Gender Inequality
Encouraged by state-owned media, individual Chinese investors have been indulging in risky investment behavior over the past few years that … [Read more...] about Fall Seven Times, Get up Eight.
On July 4, 2014, President Obama spoke to a crowd of soon-to-be American citizens and delivered what has become an old adage in United … [Read more...] about America: A Nation of Immigrants?
Republican presidential hopeful Dr. Ben Carson proclaimed that he would not support any American presidential candidate who is Muslim. He … [Read more...] about Can Religion Preclude You from Presidency?
Ten lives were cut short this month in a shooting at Umpqua Community College in Oregon. In the wake of the tragedy, the Obama … [Read more...] about Gun Control Questions Arise Again in the Face of Tragedy
A student’s study-abroad experience is often defined by big moments spent traveling and exploring the world. However, these moments only … [Read more...] about Life as the Sum of All the Small Things
For a society terrified of death, we should be proud of ourselves: In comparison to our hunter-gatherer ancestors, who were lucky to live … [Read more...] about DESHPANDE: The Limits of Science (and Life)
Growing up, I was absolutely terrified of going to the hospital. The cold, nondescript corridors, the intimidating medical equipment, and … [Read more...] about The Chaos and Overcrowding of the ER
A little over a week ago, Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz hit his 500th home run, entering an elite club of hitters who have … [Read more...] about Creating Confidence