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Author’s response to “A response to...

Last week, Kate MacDonald published a response to my piece, “Breaking the Orthodoxy.” Herein I will address some of the critiques of that response. First, MacDonald pointed out...

Rethinking white privilege

An explicit goal of the radical leftist ideology is the “liberation” of the oppressed. What that essentially means is revolution. In two previous articles (“The Ideology of...

Breaking the orthodoxy

Whether speaking about West Chester University or about college campuses in general, it is a well-established fact that college faculty tend to lean considerably to the left end...

Being and alienation

In an examination of the underlying philosophical issues of our times, philosopher and theologian David Bentley Hart wrote, in a 2011 article for First Things, “all of modernity...

Diversity is not our strength

Whether we encounter the phrase through the media, the classroom or from celebrities and politicians, we now frequently hear that “diversity is our strength.” West Chester...

Combatting political correctness

Here I will present a strategy for stopping what many of us recognize as the creep of totalitarianism, that is, the ideology of political correctness. The politically-correct...

What Jesus revealed:

One of the central aspects of Christianity is where it locates good and evil. We often like to think that the world is made up of good and bad people, and that we could eliminate...

Envy and resentment:

There is something very troubling about the radical left end of the political spectrum and many of us sense it. I use the radical left here as an umbrella term which encapsulates...

Explaining Christianity:

In modern times, religion is on the decline. We are very skeptical, and often cynical, when considering the topic of religion, and we are quick to reject it entirely. We give...

Regulations on business

In a time of political polarization, it can be reassuring when the left and the right actually agree on an issue. One such consensus on a problem is the recognition of crony...

The ideology of censorship

A recent study of college students’ views on free speech conducted by the Brookings Institution produced shocking findings. Of 1,500 undergraduates polled from four-year...

The war on the individual

Recent events in Charlottesville, Va. have sparked a lot of talk about identity politics. The usual narrative about Charlottesville is that the alt-right side of the violence was...

Defending the indefensible

American economist Thomas Sowell famously said, “The first lesson of economics is scarcity: there is never enough of anything to fully satisfy all those who want it. The first...

WCU remains perfect in PSAC

The women’s lacrosse team continued their seven-game winning-streak after triumphing over Mercyhurst and Millersville, leading head coach, Ginny Martino, to her 200th...

WCU lax win streak continues

West Chester (6-1, 4-0 PSAC East) continued an impressive streak coming out victorious in three consecutive games, maintaining a nearly perfect record up to this point in the...

PSU hands hockey team reality check

For the first time this year, the West Chester Men’s Club Hockey team showed confidence. They acquired eight new players, won three straight games and looked well on their...

Hockey club still settling in

On Oct. 1, the WCU Men’s sport club hockey team opened up the 2010 season with a huge win at home over Niagara, starting off the season on the right foot. It is no surprise...