An International Perspective on the Values of American Education

This article first appeared in St. Cloud Times on Monday, May 12, 2014. https://www.facebook.com/Jason.CK.Tham/posts/10152376583180325 Toward the end of the St. Cloud State University school year, I asked on my Facebook page what I should be writing for this last column in the Times. Almost unanimously, my friends expressed interest in my experience as an international … Continue reading An International Perspective on the Values of American Education

Coke Ad Shows True Beauty of the United States

This column originally appears in St. Cloud Times, Monday, February 10, 2014.  If you watched the Super Bowl commercials, you should be aware of the controversy Coca-Cola stirred up with its new ad titled “It’s Beautiful.” The 60-second ad featured “America, the Beautiful,” sung in seven languages during scenes of Americans of different ethnicities spending time … Continue reading Coke Ad Shows True Beauty of the United States