JEWS AND RACE IN AMERICA
To be Released in the Observer 2020 Issue
In an Atlantic article following President Trump’s executive order labeling Judaism as a nationality, David Schraub asks, “What are Jews? Members of a religious group? A race or an ethnicity? A nation?” For many it remains unclear exactly what defines Jewishness —religion, race, ethnicity, or nation, or some combination of these categories. This long-standing uncertainty has once again generated controversy.
THE PLOT AGAINST AMERICA
It’s inauguration day and the celebrity won over the experienced politician. The man celebrated because his intense allegiance to true American values, traditions, and heritage mustered a strong tide of support from the mid-West and the South.
Featured in the Kenyon Observer 2018 Issue
Arguments over the first amendment have been prevalent across college campuses throughout America. Here at Kenyon, outcries over Wendy Macleod’s play The Good Samaritan sparked a much larger debate over the extent of free speech at Kenyon. When controversial or offensive speech arises on campus, many have argued that as a place of liberal education, Kenyon must accept it with open arms.