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Peterson’s Avant-Garde Adventures

Luke Rexing, Contributor January 25, 2023

As many of my previous articles have demonstrated, I am a big fan of Jordan Peterson. I am currently in the middle of his book, 12 More Rules For Life - Beyond Order. His ideas have influenced my thinking,...

Hamline Attacks Academic Freedom: Backtracks in Midst of Massive Lawsuit

Luke Rexing, Contributor January 25, 2023

  Over the beginning weeks of the new year there has been a growing amount of controversy surrounding a Hamline University incident that took place in the final weeks of 2022. An art and history...

The Tate Trials

Luke Rexing, Contributor January 25, 2023

He has been one of the most controversial, influential, and popular people on the internet in the last year and a half. Googled more than the President, Andrew Tate has amassed an extremely loyal fanbase...

Fraud, Failure, and FTX

Luke Rexing, Contributor January 25, 2023

The markets have been in turmoil, as many would say that we are currently in a recession. Rising inflation has led to a feedback loop that is seemingly uncontrollable. The same is the case for crypto currencies,...

Bears, Bondage, and Balenciaga

Luke Rexing, Contributor December 7, 2022

Luxury and high fashion brand, Balenciaga, has been under serious scrutiny from the public recently over a controversial ad. This ad was a part of the newest holiday campaign, featuring standard pieces...

Dragons Monsters and Men: Episode 4 Review

Luke Rexing, Contributor November 16, 2022

The final episode in the Dragons, Monsters and Men series is titled Be Great. Peterson ties together some of the ideas that he covered in the previous episodes, and uses those ideals as a guide. The...

Terror on the Town: Halloweekend Edition

Luke Rexing, Contributor November 2, 2022

The attacks started the night of Thursday the 28th of October. A group of unknown young men loitered around the campus streets with mortars ready to blow. They started at Chi Psi, aka Lodge, and tossed...

Dragons, Monsters, and Men: Episode 3 Review

Luke Rexing, Contributor November 2, 2022

The third episode of Dragons, Monsters, and Men is titled: Be the Prince, and You’ll Find the Princess. This episode is filled with answers to problems regarding young and old relationships, adulthood,...

A Medical Oath: For Science or Social Justice?

Luke Rexing, Contributor October 19, 2022

Academia has recently become a breeding ground for activist types and woke ideology. Here at the U of M, it has been no different. Class of 2025 and 2026 University of Minnesota medical students have taken...

Dragons, Monsters, and Men: Episode 2 Review

Luke Rexing, Contributor October 19, 2022

The second episode in the series is titled “Arm Yourself”. In this episode, like the last, Peterson goes through an interconnected web of ideas that seem to encompass one of his overall themes....

Aesthetic Artificial Intelligence

Aesthetic Artificial Intelligence

Luke Rexing, Contributor October 5, 2022

Artificial intelligence has been sweeping the globe increasingly generation over generation. Some will never interact with this idea, for the fears that it will eventually surpass and dominate human existence.  Others...

Dragons, Monsters, and Men: Episode 1 Review

Luke Rexing, Contributor October 5, 2022

Over the summer, I spent a lot of time working on myself both physically and mentally. It was nice to be out of the demanding routines of the school year, and onto a new schedule that was built more for...

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