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Eye of the Beholder: Art and its Audience

Affirmation: Artists should be beholden to their audience because art is created for the audience. By its nature, art is intended to be displayed and appreciated, and therefore the audience is integral to the artwork itself. Negation: I agree that art is generally created for an audience, but this is[Read More…]

by November 20, 2014 0 comments Chatter, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Affirmative: The Definition of Education

College isn’t just a place to pursue intellectual passions; it provides the unique opportunity to become a more complete, adult human being. Anyone with access to the Internet knows the image: freedom, life-long friendships, crazy ragers, self-actualization – “The College Experience.” Challenging courses push you to your intellectual limits. Manicured[Read More…]

by November 6, 2014 0 comments Chatter, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Negative: ‘College,’ So-Called

Is there a so called ‘College Experience?’ Most parents and students would say that the answer is yes. The ‘College Experience’ can be defined as challenging yourself and making new friends while in college. By participating in Greek life and other activities, students meet those who have similar interests and[Read More…]

by November 6, 2014 0 comments Chatter, Opinion - Top
Marriage, and Other Vexations

Marriage, and Other Vexations

Resolved, a weekly column on Chatter, features viewpoints from members of the Philodemic Society on the topic of this week’s debate. This week, Philodemic debates the merits and setbacks of arranged marriage. Join them this Thursday at 8 p.m. in Healy 208 as they debate “Resolved: Marriages should be arranged.” AFFIRMING: Matrimonial Logistics Rosa Cuppari[Read More…]

by October 15, 2014 0 comments Chatter, Opinion, Opinion - Top
Matrimonial Logistics

Matrimonial Logistics

I can just imagine many of your reactions as you read the above resolution; how dare I, in this era of liberty and independence, dare to advocate that one of the most fundamental aspects of our lives (love!), be controlled by a third party. Well, my dear romanticists, it’s time[Read More…]

by October 15, 2014 0 comments Chatter, Opinion, Opinion - Top
The Changing Times

The Changing Times

Historically and today, there have been horrible crimes committed against women and girls that take place in the social context of arranged marriages. Of course, this is not what Ms. Cuppari is defending; to appeal to these atrocities will miss the deeply personal nature of this question: Should you and[Read More…]

by October 15, 2014 0 comments Chatter, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Redefining Feminism in the Face of the Modern Era

Resolved, a bi-weekly column on Chatter, features viewpoints from members of the Philodemic Society on the topic of this week’s debate. This week, Philodemic debates the changing face of modern feminism and analyzes its implications for the future. Join them this Thursday at 8 p.m. in Healy 208 as they debate “Resolved: Feminism has no[Read More…]

by September 29, 2014 0 comments Chatter, Opinion, Opinion - Top, Uncategorized
The Downfall of Pharmaceutical Innovation

The Downfall of Pharmaceutical Innovation

India, the emerging pharmaceutical powerhouse of the developing world, has recently become a battleground between generic and private pharmaceutical companies as they pit public health interests against intellectual property rights. As demand for new drugs and technology accompany the skyrocketing rates of chronic disease, pharmaceutical industries are now looking to[Read More…]

by September 15, 2014 0 comments Chatter, Opinion, Opinion - Top, Uncategorized