How to Achieve Your Goals for 2017

How to Achieve Your Goals for 2017 This article was featured in our weekly newsletter, the Liberator Online. To receive it in your inbox, sign up here. If you’re like most Americans, you probably made some New Year’s resolutions. According to a report from NBC, some of the most popular ones are getting healthier, getting organized, and […]

College Kids Don’t Understand the First Amendment, Hate It Anyway

College Kids Don’t Understand the First Amendment, Hate It Anyway This article was featured in our weekly newsletter, the Liberator Online. To receive it in your inbox, sign up here. Last spring, I wrote about college students hating free speech. At the time, I didn’t have a good answer to explain why 22 percent of college students […]

Who’s On Your Short List?

Who’s On Your Short List? This article was featured in our weekly newsletter, the Liberator Online. To receive it in your inbox, sign up here. American industrialist and businessman, J. Paul Getty, wrote in his book, “How to Be Rich,” that: “…it has always been my contention that an individual who can be relied upon to be […]

Don’t Just Depend On A Piece Of Paper

Don’t Just Depend On A Piece Of Paper This article was featured in our weekly newsletter, the Liberator Online. To receive it in your inbox, sign up here. This week, I participated in a panel discussion for new students beginning their college careers at my alma mater, Ball State University. I shared my experiences on campus, talked […]

Be Your Own Advocate

Be Your Own Advocate This article was featured in our weekly newsletter, the Liberator Online. To receive it in your inbox, sign up here. I have the unique experience of sharing the same alma mater as my parents. I grew up hearing stories about how things were when they were at school, the friends they made, and […]

Fear Shouldn’t Dictate Action

Fear Shouldn’t Dictate Action This article was featured in our weekly newsletter, the Liberator Online. To receive it in your inbox, sign up here. In the last year, dozens of student protests on college campuses have called for everything from supporting the #BlackLivesMatter movement to demanding that school administrators address microaggressions on campus. From Mizzou to Yale […]

There Is Hope! – How to Safeguard Free Speech On Campus

There Is Hope! – How to Safeguard Free Speech On Campus This article was featured in our weekly newsletter, the Liberator Online. To receive it in your inbox, sign up here. For the last year, I’ve written more than a dozen articles about free speech on college campuses. From safe spaces, to microaggression reporting systems, and multiple […]

UC at San Diego Sued to Enforce First Amendment Rights

UC at San Diego Sued to Enforce First Amendment Rights This article was featured in our weekly newsletter, the Liberator Online. To receive it in your inbox, sign up here. Last week, The American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit claiming the University of California at San Diego and the Associated Students Council defunded student organizations in […]

Elkhart, Indiana Thrives Despite Obama Administration’s Policies

On Wednesday, President Obama returned to my hometown, Elkhart, Indiana. It was the first city he visited after becoming president in 2009 during the middle of the Great Recession. The “RV Capital of the World,” our county’s unemployment rate jumped to 18.9 percent – the highest in the country. Now, the administration views Elkhart as a […]

A Rough Week for Free Speech – Fraternity Edition

A Rough Week for Free Speech – Fraternity Edition This article was featured in our weekly newsletter, the Liberator Online. To receive it in your inbox, sign up here. It’s been a rough few weeks for free speech on college campuses with regard to Greek Life. In two separate instances at Illinois colleges, fraternities came under fire […]

TRIGGERING! – Political Correctness Gone Too Far at UMass Amherst

TRIGGERING! – Political Correctness Gone Too Far at UMass Amherst This article was featured in our weekly newsletter, the Liberator Online. To receive it in your inbox, sign up here. Last week, students at the University of Massachusetts Amherst redefined mass hysteria at a discussion on political correctness hosted by the College Republicans. The discussion titled, “The […]

If You Don’t Vote, You Can Still Complain

Originally posted via www.chloeanagnos.com on the day of Indiana’s Republican/Democratic primary election day. Ah, it’s Indiana primary day, baby. And as a lifelong Hoosier, I’ve never seen more yard signs, rallies, and political ads in a primary season than in 2016. Presidential candidates on both sides have made stops across our state and it’s actually […]

Why Do College Students Hate Free Speech?

Why Do College Students Hate Free Speech? This article was featured in our weekly newsletter, the Liberator Online. To receive it in your inbox, sign up here. I had the opportunity to spend some vacation time in Washington D.C. this month. The cherry blossoms were beautiful, the food was excellent, and I found a new favorite museum: […]