I Want to Take This Class

Even though I love Math and Biology, none of my college classes were all that great. I just sort of came and went. My grades were fine, but I probably learned more from reading books on my own and having discussions with friends than from any textbook or professor. The Political Science and Philosophy students [Read More…]

Radical Muslim

A user on Reddit described what he thinks of when he hears “Radical Muslim” (and “Extreme Fundamentalist”): Heh I’ve never thought of it that way… because I’m a math nerd and this is the first thing that pops up in my mind when I hear the phrase… Math: Where some numbers are imaginary, just like [Read More…]

She Threw a Pie in My Face

In honor of Pi Day (on March 14th), the students at my high school voted on the math teacher they’d most like to throw a whipped cream “pie” at. We do this a little before Pi Day so the TV students can film it for their weekly newscast. Guess who won this year…? I’m not [Read More…]

Oregon House Removes ‘Faith-Healing’ Exemption from Law

Good news out of Oregon: The loophole that gave religious parents a “Get Out of Jail Free” card when they killed their sick children by praying for them in lieu of taking them to a real doctor has been nixed. The bill passed unanimously, though two Republican representatives raised concerns that the legislation was taking [Read More…]

Catholic School Suspends Students For Being Pro-Choice

Some students at publicly-funded-despite-being-Catholic St. Patrick High School in Ontario, Canada recently participated in the Pro-Life Day of Silent Solidarity. They wore red tape with the word “LIFE” written on it and “didn’t talk for the day to display their belief in the injustice of abortion.” It’s a student-run event, similar in nature to the [Read More…]