Just Sayin’ – Loving the Sojourner
by Alex Hentschel
I am going to be up front with you: this column is not funny, because its contents are deeply, heartbreakingly serious. This column has an agenda. I have an agenda.
(Hey, at least I wasn’t deceptive about it, right?)
That agenda is to convince you that the cultural tone is wrong on one major point: the treatment of refugees and immigrants. Some well-meaning Christians have been led astray by the politics of fear. In fact, the rise of anti-immigrant and anti-refugee ...
Artificial Intelligence: Friend or Foe?
By Timothy Mattackal
Artificial intelligence, or AI: what exactly is it? What does it do? How much should we trust it?
There are numerous questions we could ask regarding this issue, and many of these concerns were brought into focus several weeks ago when an Uber self-driving car struck and killed a pedestrian in Tempe, Arizona. The accident resulted in the first fatality from a self-driving car accident in history, and as a result, Uber and other developers of self-driving vehicles tempor...
Just Sayin’ – Brace Yourselves: It’s (Basic)ally Fall
by Alex Hentschel
On Friday, Sept. 22, the greatest season began.
I love flannels. I love caramel. I love warm sweaters, bonfires, and apple-picking. I love all the discounted candy I get after I celebrate Reformation Day — it’s nice of stores to celebrate the downfall of the Catholic Church by offering the indulgence of 50-percent-off Reese’s.
And yes — I’m going to say it — I love Pumpkin Spice Lattes. What I don’t love is all of the judgmental stares when I order one — as ...
Note from an Editor: Memories of Me
by Emily Day
Until now, I have spent the majority of my life in a classroom. Shocking I know.
The truth is, for the average twenty-something, most of their memories are tied to some form of educational institution, whether with friends or family members. Some memories are good, like meeting your best friend or finally mastering all the bones in the body (cause one day you will NEED to know the difference between the radius and the ulna, promise). Other memories are more traumatic, like ...