For many of us, this November will be the first time that we’ll get to vote in a presidential election. We’ve tuned into the first debate, possibly Googled our way to deciding whom we’re voting for, and most likely retweeted a few Big Bird memes. So now what?
As Americans, we’re conditioned to see church and state as mutually exclusive. We’re told that our democracy will crumble unless we keep religion out of government. But once the two are separated, are they still equal?
Over the past two weeks, the assaults and protests that erupted throughout the Middle East have proven one thing: this area, in the midst of such radical transformation, should be our particular concern.
Recent attacks on U.S. diplomatic missions throughout the Middle East could signal the end of clashes between Arab Muslims and the western world – or herald many more conflicts to come, according to a Catholic Relief Services expert on the region.
Two arrests were made on-campus on Thursday, Aug. 30. Separate articles about both arrests appeared in the Wednesday, Sept. 5 issue of Main Line Suburban Life. Permission was granted to quote heavily from the publication’s official police reports on these crimes.
The past two weeks have seen many a milestone for both Republicans and Democrats. If you found yourself tuned into either of the parties’ conventions, then you’re well aware of how different the rhetoric has become in certain respects – and, in other respects, how it’s remained the same. For those who didn’t tune in: if Michelle Obama’s toned arms and Ann Romney’s tame niceness aren’t enough for you to base your vote on come November, keep reading.
Whatever the case, our dreams always start the same: big, bold, and beautiful. But what they boil down to, what they lead to, is a path of further self-discovery that doesn’t end just with their pursuit.
A job in communication in today’s world isn’t the same as it was 10 years ago – or even five years ago. In an industry that’s changing faster than ever before, how do you remain competitive with a four-year degree that could be obsolete the minute it’s printed?
Once you’re willing to weed through the stereotypical Miss America contestants, who shine their pearly whites and mutter thoughtless devotions to world peace, you’ll see that there are actual advocates doing the heavy lifting, in the trenches, often out of sight.
CRS acts contrary to this stereotype of Catholicism. It presents itself in less restrictive terms and tells a different story – a story of interfaith cooperation, one which calls us to participate in a pluralist society and set aside our differences in order to advance the common good.