University of Michigan Professor Juan Cole on Social Media Fears of a Returning Military Draft

University of Michigan Professor Juan Cole on Social Media Fears of a Returning Military Draft

I don’t anticipate that this crisis with Iran is going to go to a conventional military engagement. This generation uh doesn’t remember, a time when the United States wasn’t at war, and I said you have to have been alive…

Precious Paper: Commencement and the MIT Diplomas

Precious Paper: Commencement and the MIT Diplomas

[MUSIC PLAYING] What a lot of people may not realize about MIT’s commencement is that the students get their actual diploma as they walk across the stage. And in order to accomplish that, it’s a very long, labor-intensive process. It…

Getting an Art Degree? – What next?

Getting an Art Degree? – What next?

Recently, I’ve had a few Art students ask me for advice for what to do after they have finished their studies and go out into the world with a degree tucked under their arms – looking for a job. Well,…

Ebeneezer Scrooge: Character Analysis (animated & updated)

Ebeneezer Scrooge: Character Analysis (animated & updated)

Dickens uses the character of Ebeneezer Scrooge to criticise the divide between those who have money, and those who do not. We follow the change in the character, and we learn as a reader that we can change too. Dickens’s…