Continuing the conversation on race

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America’s racial hierarchy functions like a caste system somewhat like those in India and Nazi Germany. While this assertion from Isabel Wilkerson’s acclaimed “Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents” is not necessarily new among civil rights historians, the 2020 book debuted at the perfect time to contribute to the national dialogue on racial inequity. Jolivette […]

Foundations in film

Nayli Husna

Purdue’s film and video studies program provides students with technical knowhow that is essential to work in the industry. However, it takes more than technical skill to become a competent crew member on a film or television set. This is where internships become an indispensable part of the FVS student’s educational journey. In a business […]

Rethinking electric transportation

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Rosalee Clawson and her cohorts do not simply want to encourage electric vehicle (EV) usage. The team of scholars’ goal is more ambitious than that. They want to electrify the roads themselves, thereby making EVs a practical and affordable option for many more citizens. Clawson, a professor in the Department of Political Science, is a […]