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Philosophy Club Panel Discussion

Panel Discussion: Are students snowflakes? Erica Holberg, Charlie Huenemann, and Harrison Kleiner will be presenting. The basic question has to do with the tension between the value we place on free speech on college campuses and how that value can … Continue reading

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Monastery closing

The sun has set on an important place in the Catholic world for Utahns.  Holy Trinity Monastery in Huntsville UT has see the last of her monks leave.  The writing has been on the wall for some time, but it … Continue reading

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Tolkien and Catholicism discussion

Tonight (Monday Nov 14) I will lead a discussion on Catholicism and the Lord of the Rings.  USU Catholic Newman Center (795 N 8000 E), 7pm. All are welcome

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Mr Rogers Neighborhood

I have been spending a lot of time this summer doing two things, one professional and one personal.  Professionally I have undertaken a substantial overhaul of my USU courses (objectives, assignments).  Personally, I have spent a lot of time doing … Continue reading

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RIP, Abby

My beloved chocolate lab, Abby, died today.  She was almost 8 years old.  She was diagnosed with a very aggressive bone cancer for which there was no real treatment. I’ll admit that Abby was the kind of dog that only … Continue reading

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Colorado Springs fire

Things are really scary in my hometown of Colorado Springs.  Friends who still live in town tell me that it looks like hell on earth.  My brother-in-law is a police officer in town who has been helping evacuate neighborhoods.  People … Continue reading

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An exercise in silence

Some of my students signed up a few weeks ago for an extra credit project.  The project required them to stay away from glowing screens (cell phones, television, facebook, twitter, etc) for two weeks. Of 150 students, 53 signed up … Continue reading

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