Tis the Season for Feigning Football Interest

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September brings my annual ritual of brushing up on the basest college football knowledge for use in conversation.

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Guyland: The Time Between Boyhood and Manhood

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Raoul Wieland didn’t expect to be so moved or challenged by Michael Kimmel’s book about the process of how boys become men in our society.

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Consume! On Bros and Defining the American Dream

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The real issue with male apathy toward education is how it’s framed. It’s a language problem.

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Henry Rollins Shows Us How to Apologize Like Men

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Henry Rollins said the wrong things about Robin Williams’ suicide. Then, he chose to make things right.

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First Gen College Student Transforming Fear Into His Future

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Kevin Wright has already blazed an academic trail within his family. Now he aspires to become a university president and fight for fair educational access so others may do the same.

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Empathy Can Bring Light to the Internet’s Darkest Places

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Remember, there is another human being on the other side of the page writing what we read.

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One Millennial’s Top Ten Ways to Improve Male Education

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It’s easy to daydream about the goals of a future society, but I think the only way we can accomplish those goals is through education and discussion. Part of that education is unlearning.

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Men in Education: More Questions Than Answers (Part 2)

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Michael Carley, an educational researcher in a three-college community college district in California, focuses on a problem with an often understated scope.

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Men in Education: More Questions Than Answers (Part 1)

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Men are falling behind very quickly, but it’s easy to miss the trend if we focus on long-term data and not recent students and graduates.

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The Loss of Positive Male Role Models and Educational Priorities in the U.S.

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During the 1950s, the scientist was the hero of our movies, saving us from space aliens and mutant insects. Why have our collective goals shifted away from educated men as role models?

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Soliciting Variety Around Our Soapbox

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As the Internet allows confirmation bias to enhance our personal biases in ever-narrowing communities, human connection with opposing viewpoints is the key.

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O Captain, My Captain: Robin Williams and Addiction

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Timothy Mousseau is touched by Williams due to the battle he endured and the struggle he fought. He knows it all too well.

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Call For Submissions: The Future of Male Education

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We’re told males in academics are in crisis, from grade school disengagement to less collegiate matriculation. What do our young men embedded in the experience think is needed in male education?

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Education is a Gift, But For What Specific Purpose?

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With his graduation from college, Raoul Wieland finds himself somewhat adrift and looking for direction.

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A Teaspoon of Expletives Helps the Compliment Go Down

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Sometimes it takes a few swear words and threat of bodily harm from a good friend to allow gratitude in.

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