Ajay Batra

CONTRIBUTIONS

Summer Musings: Fit for this

The inability of professional sports networks to deal with issues such as Ray Rice's requires other voices to step in.

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September 19, 2014

In print but out of touch

New York Times op-ed predictably mishandles commencement controversy.

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May 20, 2014

Land-locked and sea-lost

Turning to what’s important to us when the elements leave us nothing else.

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February 28, 2014

Close to home

Though art’s practice and promise are as rich as they’ve ever been, it’s all too easy to scroll past.

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January 31, 2014

E pluribus unum

Media reactions to Washington Post columnist Richard Cohen focus on him, not his audience.

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November 15, 2013

Circumventing hyperbole

Pressure to find meaning and concrete definitions in culture subverts the opportunity for quiet integration.

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October 24, 2013

Summer Musings: The show must go on

The grief surrounding Pierce's downfall is a sign that our campus is but a platform for the showpiece of each new year.

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September 24, 2013

O-Issue 2013: Town vs. Gown

The ever-changing, often strained relationship between the University and its surrounding communities.

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September 22, 2013

O-Issue 2013: Chicago's South Side

The neighborhood we call home is rife with culture, food, and things to do.

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September 22, 2013

Summer Musings: A scholar's playscape

It is a shared desire for joy, and not an activity itself, that brings us together—whether when playing with others as a child or studying with others as an adult.

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August 27, 2013