The Four Qualities of Love

From Teachings on Love by Thich Nhat Hahn 09.17.2015 Teachings on True Love by Thich Nhat Hanh The teachings on love given by the Buddha are clear, scientific, and applicable… Love, compassion, joy, and equanimity are the very nature of an enlightened person. They are the four aspects of true love within ourselves and within everyone and[…]

The Electoral College: Current Standings and Projection

By Matthew A. McIntosh / 09.14.2016 Editor-in-Chief Brewminate The Electoral College contains 538 “electors” who choose the next president by a simple majority of 270 votes.  The first candidate to reach that number becomes the next President of the United States.  48 states are “winner-take-all” because all of their electoral votes go to the candidate[…]

Inside the Papers of Pioneering Artist and Scholar Harmony Hammond

Studies for Shoe, Crying Bead, Oval Braid and Spinster Braid, 1978, Harmony Hammond. The Getty Research Institute, 2016.M.3. © Harmony Hammond Newly acquired papers provide an unparalleled view into the history of feminist and lesbian visual culture. By Sarah Zabrodski / 09.14.2016 In 1973 the artist, curator, and scholar Harmony Hammond made a decisive change[…]

It’s Been 350 Years since a Jewish Self-Proclaimed Messiah Converted to Islam

Sabbatai Zevi By Ed Simon / 09.13.2016 PhD Candidate in English Lehigh University On September 16th 1666, three hundred and fifty years ago, a Jewish messianic claimant who had more followers in his lifetime than Jesus did in his, converted to Islam while imprisoned in Istanbul. Sabbatai Zevi taught an unconventional theology heavily indebted to[…]

Handwriting is Dying a Slow Death

Nuns and school teachers everywhere are cringing at the grave state of handwriting. Are perfectly looped Gs and right-slanted sentences becoming obsolete? By Adriana Gallina / 09.14.2016 “The digital revolution is both launching us into a no-handwriting future, and also sending us backwards in time to when the spoken word ruled,” she says. But, she adds,[…]

The Small Business Owners Trump Stiffed Issue Blistering Revelations (VIDEO)

By Shannon Barber / 09.14.2016 Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump touts his business prowess as his number one reason he will be great for working people should he be elected President of the United States. However, thanks to a group of creditors that Trump stiffed while he was busy destroying Atlantic City’s economy we are now privy[…]