Free Speech, Society, and University

The constant struggles over free speech, sometimes erupting into revolutions in the past, also shows us a deeper conflict between individual and societal focuses that demonstrate why this issue is hotly contested. In this setting, the impact of societal attitudes on the individual can shine through and lead to more civil discourse by addressing the source of the problem rather than its symptoms. Continue reading Free Speech, Society, and University

Through the Eyes of an International Student

Excitement rolled over when I took my first step on the carpeted floors of Edmonton International Airport in January of 2017. It was when I first encountered Canadian winter, but the chill felt delightful. As I reached closer to downtown, the night view of the River Valley and the sleepless buildings were spectacular. However, living in a foreign country is very different from traveling it. Continue reading Through the Eyes of an International Student

Life isn’t always so Black and White

We can see elements of our world in this movie. We see parts of society that may not affect us directly but do however present their version of Hell for others. This movie allows us to analyze society through Psychological, Sociological, Philosophical, and even Political Scientific lenses to realize that every society throughout history has had a breaking point. Continue reading Life isn’t always so Black and White