The United States is still running a spirited campaign to choose the Republican candidate for the 2012 presidential elections. Until now, there have been four runners in the political race: Mitt Romney, Newt Gingrich, Ron Paul and Rick Santorum. However, earlier this month there was a sudden change. Rick Santorum has dropped out of the campaign to become the Republican presidential candidate in the United States elections of 2012.
It is a well known fact that in order to get any productive homework done, a student must first procrastinate until they are in the perfect homework mood. This pattern has existed since the beginning of schools. Often, one will hear an older person comment on the amount of homework they managed to complete when they were students. They did insurmountable amounts of homework every day, along with working other jobs. What they fail to realize is that their procrastination load was much lighter.
March 7, 2012 brought together a group of individuals interested in the life and work of the famous author C.S. Lewis. Dr. John Bowen gave an enlightening speech on Lewis’ life and tied it together with the analysis of the Chronicles of Narnia.
At the beginning of March, the world was introduced to or re-informed of an abominable act taking place in Africa – the act of kidnapping and training child soldiers to form a terrible and large army. It took about 24 hours to make this army and the leader Joseph Kony famous. But it seems that the world’s mission was discovered just as the army was “dying,” or at least shrinking and weakening from what it was in the past.
I have never watched the Oscars. Until ten minutes before writing this article, I wasn’t even sure what the awards were for. After a brief perusal of the Oscars’ website, I quickly realized I had never watched any of the movies that received awards and had heard of only a few of the actors and actresses.
"What if this is a critical moment? What if this very thing, this very decision, is the most important piece of the puzzle comprising my purpose?"- Beth Moore, in Esther This quote, used by the gifted speaker at the 2012 Passion conference, serves as a strong summary of the message given to the crowd of women who participated in the conference.
There have been a few questions raised over the past couple weeks about the housing situation at Redeemer. It seems Redeemer is looking to expand its housing – but why? This year’s second year class is a large one, but next year they won’t necessarily need on-campus housing. The incoming class doesn’t seem to be as large, so in fact there will be more beds opening up.
Have you recently missed an episode of your favourite show on TV, but were saved from total confusion during the next episode by a quick online viewing? Perhaps you recently had a strong urge to hear a particular song, and YouTube came to the rescue.
As a pastor, professor and author, Dr. Peter Leithart has been assigned by the Association of Reformed Institutions of Higher Education to lecture at various reformed colleges and universities. This assignment comes in recognition of the many accomplishments of Leithart, as well as his wide variety of interests and lecture topics.
Social networks have emerged, peaked and died throughout the years. This trend began with 6degrees.com in 1997, a network that allowed people to send messages and post items on a “bulletin board.” In the last 15 years, many different social networks have emerged – Friendster, MySpace and Flickr, to name a few. Each of these networks had a peak point, where they were the most well used site for internet social life; however, it only took a few short years, or even months, before they were replaced by the next up and coming social network.
With the American national elections on the horizon and Republican candidates vying for citizen votes, Americans are beginning to assess what factors will impact their votes in this year’s election.
The quadrennial election will be taking place on November 6 of this year. Current American president Barak Obama is obviously among the candidates. Will his position be reinstated in the upcoming election or is America looking for new leadership?
A shooting in 2007 Virginia Tech led to lawsuits and preventative measures. Now, after 5 years of preparation and false alarms, a shooting once again shakes the core of the student body of Virginia Tech.
Debt levels in western democracies are reaching frightening highs. United States debt has reached over US$14.5 trillion; Canadian federal debt has reached over US$540 billion; the average European debt has reached US$890 billion. For some small countries within the Euro Zone, like Greece, this debt has become insurmountable.
“Buy local”; “Buy Canadian” – this seems to be a mantra in today’s society as we overcome a recent recession and deal with a still-fragile economy. But how deep does this commitment to Canadian products go? Is it deep enough to deter the disappointment and frustration of Canadian Blackberry users, despite failure on Blackberry’s part? Will Canadians stay interested in the local technology market?