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Opinion









OPINION 1/30/18 10:12pm

The Utility of Knowledge

Because of my academic interests (philosophy and psychology), I have often experienced others questioning the usefulness of the knowledge produced by these disciplines. 










OPINION 1/12/18 5:58pm

Editorial: Response to the Jan. 10 Backpage

In the Jan. 10 print edition of the Rice Thresher, our popular satirical “Backpage” consisted of a series of fake advertisements that looked to poke fun at different events going on at Rice and in the world at large. One of these “ads” related to the upcoming holiday of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.