Search News:

Recent News

On Voting

I recently received the following excerpted from a long comment from Justine Parkin, a reader and a recent college graduate from the University of California, at Berkeley. Justine wrote: The question posed in the 2012 Hannah Arendt conference “Does the President matter?” remains on my mind. It is, I think, related to another important question, namely…Read more On Voting Posted on 6 November 2012 | 11:03 am

Math at Bard

From today’s NY Times: Bringing Kids to enjoy summer Math a Bard. At this camp, asking “What kind of math do you like, algebra or geometry?” is considered an appropriate icebreaker, and invoking the newly learned term “the multiplication principle” elicits whoops and high-fives. Posted on 27 July 2011 | 1:22 pm