The Role of the “New York Times” in Honors Core

  • We are very fortunate to have copies of the weekday New York Times (Monday through Friday) available in Whitmyre Hall, and this splendid resource—one of the world’s great newspapers—is part of the common reading for both units. This is an excellent opportunity to connect what we are thinking in class with current events, to exercise our critical-thinking skills, and to ponder the implications of learning’s consequential question,“What, therefore, should I do?” You will write a weekly journal entry based on this reading; your unit professor will give you specific instructions for this assignment and indicate when it is to be submitted.