FBB Staff “It is also vandalism wantonly to destroy or to permit the destruction of what is beautiful in nature, whether it be a cliff, a forest, or a species of mammal or bird. Here in the United States we … Continue reading Revisiting America’s Best Idea: Series Wrap Up
By John O. Sullivan That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important of all the lessons of history. –Aldous Huxley, author of Brave New World This past weekend, a series of events … Continue reading Op/Ed: Removing Confederate Statues
In 1944, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt signed into law the Servicemen’s Readjustment Act, which became commonly known as “the G.I. Bill.” The law was designed with the dual aims of preventing the re-immersion of the United States into economic depression, … Continue reading College and America: Introduction
Today marks what we think is an important milestone for this blog, our 50th follower. There were times when we doubted we would ever get this far, and reaching this point, however arbitrary, makes us feel sentimental. While sentiment typically … Continue reading To Our Readers, Thank You.
All too often, interns who complain about not getting paid are not viewed as exploited labor, but rather as the stereotype of lazy millennials. This Catch-22 scenario leads to coexisting yet antithetical perceptions of college labor; privileged if they expect their parents to support them and ungrateful if they ask their employer to pay them. But, the truth is that working the what is truly a full time job for free presents a significant burden for students. Continue reading Why We Need to Pay Our Interns