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The changing of the Allegheny mind

Chris Brindle, Opinion Editor

April 12, 2018

Julius Hübner/Wikimedia Commons There is something amiss on American campuses, and two books aim to shed light on it: Allan Bloom’s 1987 book “The Closing of the American Mind,” and John Haidt and Greg Lukionoff’s forthcoming book “The Coddling of the Ameri...

The virtues of uncertainty

Chris Brindle, Opinion Editor

September 21, 2017

Albert Camus’ “The Stranger” used to be regarded as required reading — it was ranked as number one on Le Monde’s “100 Books of the Century” in 1999 — and at this point, it should be again. It is true to say tha...

Student praises ‘go-to’ author for addressing real issues

Aurley Morris, Contributing Writer

April 16, 2015

One of my go-to authors is Jodi Picoult. She is likely most well known for her book turned movie, “My Sister’s Keeper.” Her publications extend far beyond this, with over 20 titles to her name, and are well worth a read....

Reviewer: “Horns” is a devilishly good read

Aurley Morris, Contributing Writer

December 8, 2014

4 out of 5 stars Joe Hill, born Joseph Hillstrom King, is the son of famous horror author, Stephen King. Wishing to gain notoriety for his work, rather than his famous lineage, Hill adopted a nom de plume and only revealed...

This Star Won’t Go Out: The Life and Words of Esther Grace Earl

Aurley Morris, Contributing writer

September 25, 2014

Rating: 2 stars out of 5 I was intrigued to read this book after learning that the author was personally known by John Green, and was someone who partially inspired the character ‘Hazel’ in his best-selling novel The Fault...

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