Civility makes way to a higher purpose. When I first started this piece, it was meant to be a rant on some common courtesies that seemed to be needing of attention, but you will see just how quickly I take things to a higher level. Ultimately this is [Continue Reading »][Continue Reading »]
Columnist: "Den of Thought"
When we talk of diversity, we are talking about accepting people of different ethnicities, religions, sexuality and gender identification. We talk of how people look, their belief system, how they act. In a land that is supposed to be a great “melting pot” that celebrates diverse citizens, there [Continue Reading »][Continue Reading »]
“Love’s Special Day” Happy Valentine’s Day everybody. That special time of the year that most of us agree is largely a marketing tool for greeting card companies, confectioners and flower peddlers. And why not? Nothing says “modern romance” like a long-winded sentiment written by a stranger, a [Continue Reading »][Continue Reading »]
When I first came to Kirkwood about three years ago, I had no idea my adventures in higher education would eventually lead me to our amazing International Programs department and my own opportunity to study in Rome, Italy for two glorious weeks. Recommended by my philosophy professor at [Continue Reading »][Continue Reading »]
Former Kirkwood Community College adjunct English instructor Jeff Klinzman’s resignation has been covered by national news outlets including Fox News and The Washington Times.[Continue Reading »]