Is There a Tension Between the Liberal Arts and Career Readiness?

By Madeleine Murphy The Liberal Arts are often criticized for failing to prepare students for the “real” world. Denison President Adam Weinberg has been fighting back against that sentiment through recent articles and investments on Denison’s campus. In a recent article Weinberg said this plainly when he wrote: “Companies need a workforce that is adaptable,…

Are there Partisan Rebels Anymore? Whither Alex P. Keaton

By Paul A. Djupe A hundred years ago in the 1980s, Alex P. Keaton was the Wall Street-worshipping, Republican child of reformed hippies on the sitcom Family Ties. Played by Michael J. Fox, Alex was a mystery to his parents – where did he come from? But the 1980s were a different time, when partisan…