Bronze Ideologies: Why Confederate Monuments Assert White Cultural Dominance

This is a response to an article published in The Bagpipe on October 5 titled, “Confederate Statues: Heritage or Hate?” The article comments on the recent removal of certain Confederate statues and the controversy surrounding those removals, specifically the neo-Nazi protest in Charlottesville which resulted in one death and 19 injuries to counter protesters. However, there are a couple deeply troubling misunderstandings of art history here.

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Observing the Sabbath: A Response by Brandon Kreuze

I am among the strictest Sabbatarians at Covenant, so I often have questions about how some in our college community spend their Sundays; however, I find the ideas expressed in the opinion article, “Observing the Sabbath: A Matter for the Heart, Not the Administration,” by Jessica Florey to be particularly troubling. I am grateful to the editorial staff for granting me the opportunity to respond to her essay.

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Pugh Review: Sitar

As of late, I have been pondering if there is a distinction between being a foodie and being a glutton. I don’t know where that line is, but going to Sitar Indian Cuisine is definitely borderline. There are few phrases as delightful as “all-you-can-eat,” especially in the context of Indian food. It is a culinary experience that ignites the senses and simultaneously primes you for a nap. Every year, I take groups of friends on Saturdays and spend on average two hours eating to maximum capacity. Going to Sitar is a no-judge zone. Consider it preparing your body for the cold of winter.

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Works in Progress

To the one who wrote “Covenant got Talent,” thank you. Thank you for being so vulnerable and honest in your writing. Thank you for putting into words what so many of us feel as we walk this earth, comparing and contrasting ourselves to those around us, striving to find something we can offer this world. While reading your article I could not help but remember two relevant conversations and one re-occurring admiration that have helped shape the way I view myself and this issue of "talents."

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