The AP stylebook’s omission of the Oxford comma in its set of silly little rules for proper publication composition is a sign of their contempt for enthusiasts of print journalism across the nation, their disdain for coherent writing and their disrespect for the English language itself.
Common tropes of a Butler Bulldog can help the U.S. prevail over the coronavirus
Americans tend to come together in times of hardship, but the coronavirus presents a new challenge. Multimedia editor Jake Bedell explains that what we do as individuals makes a larger impact on those around us and encourages The Butler Way.
Aslan addresses Islam in America
Clowes Memorial Hall was packed with students, faculty and community members on Tuesday evening, all waiting to hear Reza Aslan speak on “The Future of Islam.” According to his Web site rezaaslan.com, Aslan is an “internationally acclaimed writer and scholar of religions.” His first book, “No god but God: The Origins, Evolution, and Future of…
Disrespect: an American value?
Treat others the way you would like to be treated—it’s the golden rule. But this simple instruction seems to have been forgotten or never understood by many people in today’s society. This lack of regard by some of our fellow citizens for anything or anyone other than themselves continually leaves me questioning the civility and…