Archive for 'Online Columns'

A Summer of Empathy

This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series Politics at the Movies

This week, Andy talks about empathy and Guardians of the Galaxy

Biologically Inspired Design

This entry is part 12 of 12 in the series Savage on Science

Anette (Peko) Hosoi, professor of mechanical engineering at MIT, recently gave her Moody Lecture on biologically inspired design and the mathematics that go along with it. Her work is at the interface of biology, physics, math, and engineering, finding inspiration from nature to make more efficient and more useful technology.

The Best Movies You’ll See All Summer

This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series Politics at the Movies

So, I finally looked at the list of blockbusters slated to come out this summer, and gosh there are a ton. With all those options out there, I thought I’d give you guys the ones I’m looking forward to the most.

Twitter Campaigns and Aeroplanes

This entry is part 17 of 17 in the series Political Satire

This week, Charles explores the grey area of social media ad campaigns

The Problem with Hydra

This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series Politics at the Movies

This week, Andy discusses allegories to the police state and how Hydra ruins them

Giving Slaves a Soul

This entry is part 1 of 4 in the series Politics at the Movies

In his first column, Andy takes on Django Unchained and 12 Years A Slave. Warning: This article contains explicit clips, disturbing imagery, and possible spoilers for the films Inglorious Basterds, Django Unchained, and 12 Years A Slave.

Like a G8

This entry is part 16 of 17 in the series Political Satire

On 24 March 2014, the world found out that Russia was kicked out of the G8, a forum for the eight leading industrialized countries. Charles’ diligent research reveals what else President Putin has been banned from recently

Women in Tech: Jocelyn Goldfein’s Story

This entry is part 10 of 12 in the series Savage on Science

Jocelyn Goldfein, Director of Engineering at Facebook, spoke on January 29 about her experiences as a woman in a technology field and how she has created her own path in life.

World Leaders and Lovers

This entry is part 15 of 17 in the series Political Satire

Charles reveals what the leaders of the world are really up to this Valentine’s Day.

Waiting on the “Year of Action”

This entry is part 14 of 17 in the series Political Satire

Charles is excited by Obama’s “Year of Action,” but wishes we’d catch up to North Korea’s space program.

How Is Just Anybody Still Able To Get A Gun?

This entry is part 13 of 17 in the series Political Satire

Charles takes a more serious note this week with the issue of gun control.

Living Through the Shutdown

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Jenna Takes Washington

Jenna continues to explore the political culture of Washington and finds that even in the midst of a government shutdown, D.C. can still be “overwhelming”.

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