Power in Principle

Year: 2023

An Interview With Billy Blathras

For this article, Wisconsin Standard interviewer and essayist Telemachos Gregoriadis spoke with BillyBlathras, the Chair of Wisconsin College Republicans and an outreach director for the College Republicansof America. The discussion delved down Blathras’ political journey, his involvement in variousorganizations, and…

University of Virginia Hosts anti-white staff training workshops

The University of Virginia and Cal Poly hosted workshops on dismantling Whiteness for teachers and administrators.  The workshops aim to increase anti-racism and dismantle Whiteness in teaching. Both workshops were optional and took place over the course of a few…

Stanford University Creates a guide to eliminating harmful speech such as “American” and “User” from university websites.

Stanford University’s new harmful language index policy garners criticism from news and social media.  Earlier this week, Stanford University released a harmful word index cautioning against ordinary language such as “American.” Initially launched in May, this project was self-describes as…

Bill Maher: Administrative Glut on College Campuses

In a recent episode of Real Time with Bill Maher on HBO, Bill Maher sat down with two college professors to discuss the current college administration crisis and the “College Experience.”  Daniel Bessner, an Associate Professor at the University of…

Murals of the UW Rathskeller

The UW Memorial Union opened in 1928 as a meeting place for students and soon after, in 1933, the Rathskeller started serving beer. “Rathskeller” is the name of the room found in the basement of a traditional Bavarian town hall…

Who Was Floyd McBurney?

Students may be familiar with the name McBurney as it is the name’s sake of the Disability Resource Center at the UW Madison campus. However, they probably do not know much about his life or why the office is named…

Printing is the Inseparable Companion of Achievement

In February 2020, right before everyone moved to online classes because of COVID, the university installed a new mural in the Conrad Elvehjem building. This 18-foot long, 500-pound mural was originally in the Democrat Printing Co. plant in another part…

Art on Campus

During the Great Depression, John Steuart Curry was commissioned by the federal government to design and produce a mural for the Department of Justice in Washington, DC. While his design was rejected for the subject matter being too controversial, a…

Interview with Luke Kendrat: Balancing Faith and Politics

We should actively strive to bring others closer to Christ. Those who go on to work in the political sphere as a vocation are not exempt from this. The opposite is true, they have an even greater responsibility to use their reach and status to help bring others into His Church.

How Dissident Students Can Win On Campus

All too often, whenever I end a conversation with a conservative friend, relative, clergy member, or you name it, they tell me to “watch out for those crazy liberals on campus.” Perhaps they realize conservatives have been fighting a losing…