Finding reason in horrible acts of violence like those perpetrated in Boston last week can be difficult.
“Terrorism, Innes observes, has three goals: “mass killing, paralyzing a population with fear (i.e., terror), and softening a people to the terrorist group’s demands.” On all three counts, Innes writes, the terrorists failed.”
The King’s Debate Society has elected rising junior John Sailer the fourth president.
Leah Contreras, a senior from Ossining, NY, was recently selected as a Founders’ Scholar. When asked what helped her succeed, Contreras said she thought that important to a winning presentation is originality, articulation, and confidence.
Over the course of the four minute segment, Wilkow and Brenberg discussed topics ranging from unemployment to minimum wage and taxes.
Last week, King’s students elected a new Student Body President. Peter Flemming, a junior majoring in Business, will serve as president for the 2013-14 academic year.
As many as four talented high school seniors will be awarded Founders’ Scholarships in 2014 and given the opportunity to study at The King’s College tuition-free.
We spent the fall settling into our new campus. On the whole, the settling was smoother than anticipated.
Hurricane Sandy was an unprecedented disaster for New York. The devastation in the City and the surrounding region is stunning. Even so, the King’s community responded in a remarkable fashion.
King’s is the same institution today as it was two weeks ago—same vision, same curriculum, same faculty. We’ll be the same institution next week—and next year with a new president. Only better.