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Prindle Intern Spotlight: Rachel Hanebutt
Rachel is a senior intern from Huntingburg, Indiana. She will graduate this Sunday with a double major in Political Science and Education Studies and a minor in Chemistry. This fall, she will pursue a Masters degree in Mind, Brain, and Education at Harvard’s Graduate School of Education. 1. Tell us about an ethics/social justice issue that is … Continue reading "Prindle Intern Spotlight: Rachel Hanebutt"
Is it Wrong to Ask Where Else You're Applying?
When we all were seniors in high school, we filled out the numerous applications to universities that we hoped would accept us and would one day be our home for the next four years. The Common Application made this process much easier for many students, since it allows one student to apply to several universities … Continue reading "Is it Wrong to Ask Where Else You’re Applying?"
Ethical Responsibilities of DePauw Graduates
As a member of the graduating class (yes, I said it) and a Prindle Intern, I feel that it is my ethical duty to bring the following question to your pre-graduation attention: What, if any, responsibility do we as graduates of DePauw University, have in living ethical lives post-graduation? I raise this question because of … Continue reading "Ethical Responsibilities of DePauw Graduates"
Ethics of Meritocracy in Education and The American Dream: "Why I Hate School but Love Education"
As a millennial and current college student, I understand the struggle of endless nights in the library, clinging to your coffee, dreaming about sleep, and wondering “what is all of this studying worth?” While what you are studying is well worth something, what you are studying for (i.e. an exam) may not seem to be. The … Continue reading "Ethics of Meritocracy in Education and The American Dream: “Why I Hate School but Love Education”"
Are Legal Study Drugs still an Ethical Issue?
The rampant use of study drugs on college campuses has been the cause of extensive debate for some time now. It has become increasingly easy to acquire a prescription, and to then sell it cheaply to other students. Study drugs such as Adderall and Vyvanse have become hard to regulate and as a result, the … Continue reading "Are Legal Study Drugs still an Ethical Issue?"
What Millennials Consume on Facebook
This post by Dr. Jeff McCall was originally published in The Indy Star on April 3, 2015. The good news is that nearly 90 percent of recently surveyed millennials say they get news off Facebook. The bad news is that most of those social media users stumble into the “news” only when they go to the … Continue reading "What Millennials Consume on Facebook"