As you may have noticed, there was no second issue this semester. Based on the first four issues, both the products and our experience in producing them, we took some time to clarify our goals and change the paper accordingly.
We are scaling back on the
The Undercurrent is soliciting submissions for its 4th blogger contest. The topic is Hurricane Katrina. We're interested in hearing this topic from a new slant. Example: "Why September 11th is more significant than Katrina." Feel free to write an article on exactly that.
Preparation for Issue 5 of TU is now underway. We're accepting articles on any topic. The deadline for submission (of first drafts) is October 10.
Issue 5 is slated for release in early November.Questions? Email us.
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Looking to spread Ayn Rand's ideas among college students? You can't afford not to distribute The Undercurrent--find out more about both our project and forthcoming issue, below.Here's an indication of the articles inside Issue 4; tell us right away if you're interested in ordering a
By now few of our readers have eluded the fairy dust that has settled all over the world since Harry Potter first cast its spell. This summer Rowling seemed to have yet again bewitched entire populations, as young and old, rich and poor, college professors
They call themselves "people of faith," and they are waging war against a basic principle of American government: the separation of church and state. Complaining that our secular culture has improperly banished God from government, religious conservatives are working tirelessly to inject faith-based decision-making into
We have forgotten 9/11.
Back then, four years ago, we all swore to "never forget" the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. Everywhere you turned, American flags, waved proudly in the wind and bumper stickers declared our solidarity as a nation and reaffirming that pledge: "We
Thousands of college freshmen across America wandered the tables of campus club fairs this fall. Many, staring at the sea of brightly colored posters, felt a pressure to find a niche--to adopt an identity by the act of joining a club, a religion, or a
The anti-science right is on the march. Whether they're opposing embryonic stem cell research, evolution, the effectiveness of condoms, therapeutic cloning, or Terri Schiavo's medical diagnosis, conservatives are standing firmly against science whenever it conflicts with their vision and values.
"You should allow the Word of
This September, waves of students arrived on college campuses and readied themselves for the academic challenge ahead. Armed with lists, schedules, planners, and budgets, they sought out classes, classmates, bookstores, dorm rooms, financial aid offices. There it was, that energetic, refreshing, busy to-and-fro of individual