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Anti-intellectualism damaging in politics


Ideology aside, I can see why many Americans find Rick Santorum relatable. He presents himself as the underdog. He wears a sweater vest. He called himself the candidate you’d bring home to mom. But a close look at his statements should frighten anyone who values education. On Jan. 10, Santorum called President Barack Obama an […]

War technologies need safety checks


Students who attended the TEDxUSC conference in Bovard Auditorium on Tuesday learned about the power of new technologies and the power of innovation. Technology influences every aspect of our society — especially the way we conduct war. But we need to keep careful watch over that technology to make sure it doesn’t become dangerous and […]