Monthly Archives: July 2013

Thoughts on Success – Jerod Coker

The Don Quijote Honors College will publish worthwhile and interesting opinions related to intellectual development. The first in this series comes from the highly successful Jerod Coker, who provides advice on the basis for obtaining success. I was asked in an interview recently how I achieved my level of success—which, in the grand scheme of […]

William Shakespeare’s “Troilus and Cressida” – Ben Clark

To the “ever reader,” the “never writer” presents “a new play, never staled with the stage.” It is an unusual introduction to a highly unusual play, Troilus and Cressida. Published six years after it was originally registered, and then placed, uncatalogued and largely unpaginated, between the histories and tragedies in the 1622-23 Folio, Troilus and Cressida came ready-made […]

Richard Feynman’s “The Theory of Gravitation” – Sarah Smith

It’s clear from Feynman’s lectures that he doesn’t just understand physics—he understands humans. As I discussed in my previous essay on Feynman’s “Conservation of Energy,” Feynman lectures for the everyman. Although some basic understanding of algebra is required for comprehension of Feynman’s content, he includes so much humanity that even bibliophiles like myself can “get […]