Reconsidering taste

I double park in a construction zone because we’re going to be late. Walking up to the theater and the around-the-block crowd, I notice a group of women taking a photo under the marquis and mischievously suggest that while their attention is elsewhere we jump the line. Quickly inside due…

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A case for Radical Inclusivity

One arrives at William Jewell College met by banners professing the college’s “Radical Inclusivity.” What a wonderful direction for this historically white, socio-economically privileged school! In light of recent – and less recent – allegations about exclusion at Jewell, what better motto for the school to marry itself to than…

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Opinion: Save the Bees

For the last time, save the damn bees. The role that bees play in our ecosystem is a particularly vital one. They have dutifully fulfilled this role for over 50 million years – buzzing, pollinating and prospering. They bless us with beautiful hues of color, sprucing up this earth despite…

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