Naropa University Continues to Show Its True Colors: The Prairie Dog Issue

As you are surely aware,  Naropa University, a “Buddhist-inspired” University, has applied for a lethal control permit for the prairie dogs on their Nalanda campus in Boulder, Colorado. Naropa’s actions have generated a significant amount of public interest, as evident by the fact that a petition with more than 135,000 signatures was hand delivered to Naropa University administrators…

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Clearing up Misconceptions or Revealing More Concerns? Eric Sandgren’s Defense of Primate Research Raises More Red Flags

On October 9, 2014, Eric Sandgren, the director of UW Madison’s Resources Center and UW Madison scientist who has a track record of adamantly and publicly rushing to the defense of the University’s controversial research practices (such as the controversial research conducted on cats), participated in a debate concerning the ethics of the upcoming, controversial UW…

St. Patrick’s Parish of Stephensville, WI: an Uncharitable Parish

As someone who was raised Catholic, one of the fundamental teachings of Catholicism I recall being taught is that all Christians should be charitable. The fact that Charity is one of the three “Theological Virtues” enjoins Catholics to take seriously this virtue, and to furthermore, challenge and speak out against uncharitable acts, including those acts that exploit and instrumentalize…