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The Perils of Communal Laundry: Dear Freshmen…

February 16, 2018

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Dear Freshmen,        Across the internet, there is a sentiment that's going around which states “You know you’re a college student when you run out of clean clothes, and instead of doing your laundry, you just go buy n...

The State of Women in 2018

The State of Women in 2018

February 15, 2018

Internationally Understood: Five Things Internationals and Americans Should Know about Each Other

Let's break borders.

February 13, 2018

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What Americans should know about us international students:1. Believe it or not, but we’re not that different.We have iPhones, and Netflix. We drink Starbucks coffee and eat at McDonald’s. We listen to Drake, and watch The Fast ...

SKEPTICAL SCIENCE SUNDAY: 5 Myths About Race Based on Bad Science

February 11, 2018

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In honor of Black History Month, I thought I’d look at one of the biggest perpetrators of pseudoscience throughout history: racists. There’s a lot of science out there related to race in society, and not all of it is trul...

The Stetson Honor Council: What Does “Honor” Mean Anyway?

February 8, 2018

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So, I’m in Honor Council. What in the world does that mean? And why does it matter to you?Let’s tackle these questions one at a time. What is Honor Council? Well, the Stetson website will tell you that its goal is to “ed...

Dear Freshmen

February 2, 2018

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Dear Freshmen,       The best advice I have ever received about college was given to me by my hairdresser. On the day before I moved in, I went to get a haircut - because obviously the best time to make cosmetic adjustments is du...

SKEPTICAL SCIENCE SUNDAY: Raw Water

January 28, 2018

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Before Winter Break, I put together a list of potential topics to cover on Skeptical Science Sundays throughout the spring. However, my plan was quickly interrupted when I discovered the new pseudoscience sweeping Silicon Vall...

SKEPTICAL SCIENCE SUNDAY: Astrology is Fake (But It’s Still Fun So Sshh…)

December 10, 2017

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If you’ve been following Hatter Network’s new online columns this semester, you might have noticed that the horoscopes posted every Monday have the same author as the forget-what-you-thought-you-know skeptical science column yo...

Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Jesse Fox on Empathy, Compassion, and Contemplation

New counseling faculty member shares their research on empathy, the theme of our print issue out December 4.

December 3, 2017

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Under what conditions do healthy relationships exist between people? Looking at scores of studies from empirical psychology to the practical experience of professional people helpers and faith leaders, one condition tends to rise to t...

How I Found My Home in an Academic Fraternity

December 3, 2017

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In my junior year of college, I did something I thought I’d never do: I participated in sorority recruitment.My decision to rush was driven by a number of factors, but most of all, I was looking for a family, and I believed that join...

SKEPTICAL SCIENCE SUNDAY: The Food Pyramid

Lies My Teacher Told Me: The First Thanksgiving, States’ Rights, and…the Food Pyramid?

December 3, 2017

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Remember the food pyramid? That cute little illustration in your elementary school textbooks dominated the American diet for decades. It was later redesigned as a plate split into sections like a pie, but the basic food groups an...

A Year After: Trump Presidency Review

After more than a full year after the 2016 election, how has the president done so far?

December 1, 2017

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Depending on your politics you may believe that Donald Trump’s presidential win was a success or a bust. It’s been a little over a year since Trump’s win but only 316 days since he was sworn into office. Since that time, the...

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