Eighteen years later 9/11 continues to define American culture. Everything from film to politics is inevitably affected by the event. It’s time to move on.
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Political engagement is hard, so much of the world is dark and scary and depressing that it can be tempting to just look away. But this isn’t something we can afford to do.
Amid the lackluster halls of Cal State Long Beach’s faculty offices, one door stands out, marked with a paper printout of a celebratory tweet from President Jane Close Conoley. The tweet reads, “Great news: CSULB history professor, Dr. Michiko Takeuchi was awarded a prestigious NEH award. Our faculty rock.” Michiko[Read More…]
I made a rookie mistake last week. As I sat at my kitchen table eating dinner, I absentmindedly went through the social media apps on my phone until I ended up on Facebook. Here I saw a post from a friend of a friend of a friend (let’s be clear[Read More…]
For many American citizens, the seven-year-long civil war raging in Syria seems like a distant reality floating in the background of domestic affairs. As for myself, I find it difficult to ignore the injustices committed against the people of Syria and America’s frustratingly stale attitude toward them. If it wasn’t[Read More…]