Monthly Archives: August 2011

Race and Gender in The Help and The Blind Side

About a year ago, I started to write a post about racism and The Blind Side, but then life got in the way. Given the┬ádiscussion about The Help taking place, now seems like a good time to give that post … Continue reading

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The Freshmen Class of 2015 vs. 1915

You’ve probably heard of the Beloit List, which comes out annually and describes the incoming college freshmen class. This year’s list contains such gems as: Andre the Giant, River Phoenix, Frank Zappa, Arthur Ashe and the Commodore 64 have always … Continue reading

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Academic Integrity at CU

You should be aware that Cumberland University is implementing a new academic integrity policy this fall. There will be two categories of violations: minor and major. Don’t be thrown off by the terminology, though. A minor violation is defined simply … Continue reading

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2011 Tennessee Conference of Historians

The 2011 Tennessee Conference of Historians program is now available. Three CU students will be presenting at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga on Saturday, Sept. 3.

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