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Commentary

Commentary
About NonDoc NonDoc.com serves as a responsible public forum for news and commentary. Our commentary section is open for public submission on a variety of topics. Promotional pieces are not accepted as commentary submissions. To learn the guidelines for submitting commentary pieces, pitch your topic and thesis statement to editorial@nondoc.com.
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The first 2016 Democratic presidential debate was dominated by passionate policy promises around populist issues that fueled Barack Obama's coalition of excited voters in 2008: young voters,...
TFA corps

Fmr. TFA corps member: ‘I thought I would teach forever’

According to a recent survey, 87.5 percent of Teach for America teachers plan to leave the classroom at some point in their careers. I was not...
University of Phoenix

Predatory University of Phoenix could be burning out

From my days as a closeted Dungeons & Dragons geek, I know that a phoenix is a mythical bird that gloriously immolates, only to...
Lyric Theatre

Bernice bobs ‘cute’ hair in Lyric Theatre world premiere

Exiting the theater after the confection titled Bernice Bobs Her Hair, I heard a woman describe the show as “cute.” Uh, oh, that’s not...
body image issues

Mirror, mirror: My son mimics my body-image issues

"You’ll never be skinny. That doesn’t mean I don’t think you’re beautiful. I do. But you are not ever going to be 'skinny.'" Those are my mother’s words. Although...
folly

Sunday Funday: ‘Seeing life in all its folly’

The Passenger by Katie Williams Storms a brewin in my brain Hobo ridin on a train Hey mister do you know The way down to ol’ Mexico He smiled a...
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I, conqueror: Mt. Elbert as metaphor

We’re a nation of conquerors. It’s built into our DNA. “Vini, Vidi, Vici” (“I came; I saw; I conquered”) was first uttered by a...

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