Chris Gavaler, visiting assistant professor of English, writes about superheroes as role models for terrorists in an op-ed titled "Paul Revere: superhero or terrorist?" in the Roanoke Times on Nov. 30, 2013.
Professor Mark Rush comments on the change to the filibuster rule in the U.S. Senate, why it was considered necessary and the political ramifications for the Senate.
Typhoon Haiyan didn't surprise anyone, so should government officials in the Philippines be held responsible for not doing more to prepare the country for the storm's onslaught?
Marc Conner, associate provost and James and Jo Ballengee Professor of English, writes about the limitations of online learning in an op-ed in The Richmond Times-Dispatch.
Mark Rush, the Waxburg Professor of Politics and Law at Washington and Lee, thinks pundits need to be cautious in drawing connections between the gubernatorial elections in New Jersey and Virginia
What are the differences between the German and United States views of surveillance?
Roger Mudd, a member of Washington and Lee's Class of 1950, writes about ethics and the new Roger Mudd Center for ethics in an op-ed in The Richmond Times-Dispatch.
Robert Strong, William Lynne Wilson Professor of Politics at Washington and Lee University, published an essay in The Irish Times about John F. Kennedy's speech about Robert Frost.
In his inaugural address for the Jo M. and James M. Ballengee 250th Anniversary Professorship, Washington and Lee's Marc Conner presents "The Identities of Ralph Ellison."
Christopher Seaman, assistant professor of law, discusses the Supreme Court case, McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission.