Category: Opinion

A Man Among the Stars: Elton John Gets Real About his Life in Me

2019 has been, without a doubt, the Year of Elton John. He has been playing sold-out shows all over the world following the kickoff of his massive farewell tour; his biopic Rocketman was released to critical acclaim over the summer; and now his tell-all memoir, Me, is flying off shelves faster than bookstores can stock…

SRC President on David Moscrop’s Too Dumb for Democracy? reading

Last week I attended one of the many events that the Lorenzo Society holds each year: a reading by David Moscrop, the author of Too Dumb for Democracy? (2019). Like all Lorenzo Society events that I have attended, the author was extremely engaging and the conversation he led really made you think about your own…

From Spinoza to Proust, Books Have Changed Me (Opinion)

Imagine for a moment how bleak your life would be if those certain life-changing experiences had not occurred – you know the ones. The moments that revealed the complexities of reality and altered your perspective and passions. For readers, these experiences often come in the form of a book. Unlike scientists who find their telos…