Opinion

Opinion pieces, letters to editor etc.

Opinion

Hong Kong protests: Close to home

Two weeks ago I gave a lecture in Hong Kong at CUHK (The Chinese University of Hong Kong)–I study Chinese cinema for a living, and the topic of this...

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Feminism is not man hating

Whether on social networks or in the news, “feminism” seems to be the new buzzword. On the PLNU campus, for instance, feminism has the tendency to...

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Feminism: Setting aside privilege

As a Christian and a husband, I receive the following command from scripture: “Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ loved the church and gave himself up...

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Pokepinions

My first hobby was given to me by my father, who really didn’t know what he was getting me into. I got my first pack of Pokémon cards in 1999. At four years...

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An absent past

It’s a typical day for me. I wake up at 5:30 or 6 a.m. and head to the border between Mexico and the U.S. I have been living in Tijuana, Mexico since the...

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Love is a light

sunlight pours onto my face in the light afternoon holy baptism of love in this fine, late June I bathe for awhile – reflect on the light acknowledging love is...

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We are all artists

Sometimes I notice people are hesitant to label themselves as artists. It has become a phrase of prestige or even pompousness. However, real art has no elitism...