Posts by Chris Bousquet

The Necessary Unfairness of College Admissions

  It starts at the beginning of high school, for some even earlier: your principal, your teachers and your guidance counselors tell you that if you…

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The Real Issue With Richard Sherman

  If America’s sportswriters have made one thing abundantly clear this past week it is that Richard Sherman is not a thug. Sure, he may have…

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Poor Old Shine’s Folk Revival

  “Traditional” might not be the first word that comes to mind when you think of a crew of twenty-somethings touring the country playing Americana music.…

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Achieving Mandela’s Vision

  With Nelson Mandela’s recent passing, it is only right to appreciate all that he accomplished for not only South Africa, but for the oppressed around…

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Oil and American Intervention

  The United States has recently shown a tendency towards selective intervention in foreign affairs. Looking to cases of international crimes, human rights violations and state…

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