Articles by Colin O'Connor


Why History Matters

There are two types of reactions that I have received from people whenI tell them I am a history major: “ew, I hated that in high school” (along with your minor, Economics),or, “that is awesome, I love history too.” To the first response, I often ask whether or not their high school history course was…


Don’t get mad, get even

The recent nullification of the executive order referred to as DACA brings into question, once again, the purpose of our representatives in Washington, and the morally reprehensible politicalization of human beings, many of whom have lived in this country since well be- fore they reached the age of ac- countability. You may recall that DACA…