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The Undercurrent Gains Momentum as 10th Anniversary Approaches

Objectivism is a philosophy about self-development and growth, so Malewski wants TU’s lectures, events, and workshops to be geared toward helping its members and students at large improve themselves. Self-development is what college is all about and why many students elect to attend it.

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To Win Your World, Risk It All

Fundamentally, self-confidence is a willingness to take action and fail, because a confident person understands that despite the possibility of failure, they are capable of succeeding.

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Stop Hitting the Snooze Bar on Life

The lesson is to be aware of when you’re unhappy or unsatisfied. Your inner sense of unhappiness is an indicator prompting you to make a change. At an early age, successful people develop an almost uncontrollable urge to take action and make a change based merely on this inner feeling of unhappiness.

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“Do What You Love” Inspires Meaningful Work in a Meaningful Life

Rather than dismissing “do what you love” as insulting to the nation’s underprivileged, it needs to be thought of an inspiring message for all those who seek the best possible lives for themselves: do what you love, and if you’re unable now, work to get there.

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The Morality of Self-Interest: Under the Surface Episode 4 (Final Episode)

  Under the Surface Episode 4: The Morality of Self-Interest from The Undercurrent on Vimeo. The Undercurrent is proud to announce the release of the final episode of the “Under The Surface” series. The series aims to present Objectivist ideas in a relatable manner to those students who are either unfamiliar with Ayn Rand’s philosophy, or […]

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Why Stand Up For Yourself?: Under the Surface Episode 3

Subjects interviewed discuss conflicts they have faced with parents, coworkers, and mentors, and the attitudes they developed to live through and rise above the conflict.

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What Gives Your Life Meaning?: Under the Surface Episode 2

Under the Surface Episode 1: What Gives Your Life Meaning? from The Undercurrent on Vimeo. The Undercurrent is happy to announce the release of its second video in our “Under The Surface” series. The series aims to present Objectivist ideas in a relatable manner to those students who are either unfamiliar with Ayn Rand’s philosophy, or who hold common misconceptions […]

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Who Sets Your Standards? Announcing the First Video in Our Fall Campaign

Our new video series, “Under the Surface,” features inspiring individuals who have put themselves first and achieved noteable personal and professional successes as a consequence.

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The Next Hot Career Choice: Self-Immolation

A recent article in the New York Times (“Big paycheck or service? Students put to the test“) describes a growing trend among elite universities to push students towards careers in public service. This encouragement takes various forms, from the offering of “reflection seminars” with the stated goal of directing students away from corporate jobs, to […]