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On the Importance of Free Speech On Campus

On the Importance of Free Speech On Campusby Michael DoyleOdd isn’t it? In a world seeking diversitySo many try to suppress free speech at the universityThis defeats the purpose of this being a nurseryFor the ideas and speech that are … Continue reading

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Woven Into A Delicate Tapestry

Faith and reason must work in combination with one another to approach the balance necessary to navigate the life of individuals and of nations around the world. Woven Into A Delicate Tapestery by Michael Doyle Woven into a most delicate … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: A University’s Purpose Is To Be A Center of Free Inquiry and Criticism

“A university’s essential character is that of being a center of free inquiry and criticism — a thing not to be sacrificed for anything else.” – Richard Hofstadter (1916-1970)

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Scribble and A Scratch

Scribble and A Scratch by Michael Romani With a scribble and a scratch My words flow together Sometimes in prose; sometimes in verse Hopefully, for the better Always filled with hope That I might have something to say Just keep … Continue reading

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Time Spent With the Harvard Classics: The Idea of A University – Newman

John Henry Newman was an Anglican priest, poet and theologian who became a Catholic cardinal.  He lived between February 21, 1801 and August 11, 1890 and was an important and controversial figure in English religious history. During his life, he … Continue reading

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