Seth Newkirk

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Seth Newkirk

Column: Pour one out for Fedora

"Although perhaps he could not quite overcome the tasks which he was faced with, Coach Fedora did his level best and took responsibility when he did not live up. For that I commend him."


Seth Newkirk

Column: Is age just a number?

One of the most notable of these civil rights movements has been the transgender movement. Their success has been nearly unprecedented in political and cultural history. The rapidity at which they have succeeded at achieving recognition has been remarkable, especially when you consider that movements who represent larger portions of the population have taken much longer to achieve their goals.   


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Column: Stop encouraging people to vote

But stop asking people to vote. Seriously. Stop. It’s not helpful. Stop registering people. Stop posting things on social media encouraging them to vote. Stop asking your friends if they’ve voted. Please. No more. 


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Column: Dogs, scotch, well-reasoned argumentation and Jonah Goldberg

That’s why I’m writing this article — to encourage you to come to his talk regardless of what political affiliation you lean toward. You’ll learn something. You’ll probably have a decent time. You’ll certainly meet some interesting people. There might even be free food (I doubt it, but it’s worth the risk). And, if all else fails, you can gather a few friends outside and start protesting.  


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Column: The Failure of Grievance Studies

"If the University truly valued producing students who are not only more knowledgeable in their chosen field of study but also possess the ability to think, they might attempt to reform these departments. Clearly, the University does not value this."


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Column: Free inquiry is dead, long live free inquiry

"Rejecting potential truth in the service of an ideology is dangerous. The subjection of reality to a preordained framework can have wide-reaching ramifications for society. Collective ignorance will always be worse than controversial truth in the long run."


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