Posts tagged "orlando shooting"

"You shall choose life": Reading Elie Wiesel's Open Heart in the shadow of a week of tragedy

"You shall choose life": Reading Elie Wiesel's Open Heart in the shadow of a week of tragedy
Like many millennials, I discovered author, scholar, and Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel in high school after reading his memoir of his time in the Naxi Concentrations Camps during World War II, Night. I remember the moment I started to read the book, I was shaken by the starkness of his prose and the underlying power of... Read more »

This week on "Insane Reactions to National Tragedies": Donald Trump on Twitter and homophobic "Dennis" on Facebook react to the Orlando Shooting

With 49 dead at the hands in Orlando as a result of ISIS-pledged Omar Mateen gunning them down with an assault weapon, a veil has fallen over the nation. The rational are banding together and staying strong, offering support, and praying through the worst. But sadly, as is to be expected, a few ditch-rats have... Read more »