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While there are plenty of things I would like to change in this world (many have already been covered), I’m going to go with abolish the electoral college in this post.
Since most of the obvious topics (parking, food) have been hit on so far. I’ll tackle another topic, albeit one I haven’t touched on for a few years: Bucknell recycling fines.
*Jordi, I’ll post my actual post later, just thought this was important.* We’ve talked about how to act morally, ethically, or any way you want to call acting fair and oftentimes we’re talking about salaries or outsourcing and its effects. … Continue reading
Now I’m going to be right up front about this, as a Civil Engineer, there is an inherent bias in what I’m about to write (right Jordi?).
Sunday afternoon I walked down to the Campus Theatre to take in Sunset Boulevard. Honestly, I am not sure what I took away from the movie itself. It was an odd film, but I guess that’s why it’s designated as … Continue reading
For a little while now, I’ve been toiling around with why I don’t like Nozick’s example of Wilt Chamberlain’s 25 cent ticket premium for distributive justice. Frankly, I think it comes down to that while basketball fans (or just the … Continue reading
This past week Meg Whitman (formerly CEO of eBay) was hired to take over as CEO of Hewlett-Packard (HP). In light of the Harvard article by former P&G CEO A.G. Lafley, I thought it was interesting when it was announced … Continue reading
The words of my Dad about auditing. I thought the interpretation of the Ernst & Young audits in the Nike case by activists and the public was an interesting one. Essentially the feeling was that any audit or report brought … Continue reading
About an hour before our last class this story broke… Which I thought was quite relevant considering our investigations into AIG and Enron. I’m going to focus on the second Forbes article which talks about some of the pseudo-hypocrisy involving alleged … Continue reading
After reading the The Rise and Fall of Enron (B), it is remarkable how potential issues were just glossed over when it came senior management officials. Andrew Fastow (CFO) was the most obvious example of this in his role in … Continue reading