Out-of-Contexts – June 2017

“I didn’t write this on the rubric, but let me make this clear: do​ not​ do anything illegal for this project. Do ​not get yourself arrested. I will not pay your bail.” ​- Ms. Hurst “He’s at worst unstable, at best a crazy murderer. Oh wait, that’s the wrong way round.” ​- Ms. Hammond “[Student], … Continue reading Out-of-Contexts – June 2017

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Transcending Death

By Luka Stojanovic A few weeks ago, as I was browsing the web during my spare, I came across a fascinating video called “We Are the Gods Now” which is part of a series of talks given by filmmaker Jason Silva. What particularly interested me about this talk was his analysis of the question of … Continue reading Transcending Death

Redefining Disability

By Aysha White March 21st was the first official day of spring. It was also the 9th annual International Down Syndrome Awareness day. Down Syndrome is a genetic condition defined by having an extra chromosome that causes intellectual disabilities ranging in severity.  It is thought to occur in 2/1000 births; however, since the invention of … Continue reading Redefining Disability