Monthly Archives: November 2013

Arguing With Art – William Lonn

Pindar in Edith Hamilton’s The Greek Way The Don Quijote Honors College has published several essays on Edith Hamilton’s books The Greek Way and The Roman Way. By now it should be clear that Hamilton, through a series of vignettes about different artists, philosophers, or modes of production, wants to explain the way(s) of a society. […]

The White and Yellowed Spaces – Javen Weston

I love used books for many reasons, one being that I much prefer a slightly tattered hardcover to a crisp paperback fresh from the publisher. A substantial hardcover lays wonderfully flat on its side when closed, unlike paperbacks, which have the tendency to rest open-mouthed, as if in silent shock that they are not currently […]

Plato’s “The Republic” – Katie Shauberger

Many people are required to read The Republic in college, but when I was reading it for an honors course on the great books of society, I discovered a few parallels that I would like to share for those who have not had the privilege of experiencing Plato’s great work. While The Republic is known […]

Drake’s Self-Definition in “Nothing Was The Same” – Kunal Naik

Wanted to tell you accept yourself You don’t have to prove shit to no one except yourself Drake is a performer. Watch any interview and it becomes clear from the second he steps on stage that he is in control of the room and directs the flow of the conversation while charming the audience so it’s […]