Articles by Joseph Matheson

Joseph Matheson

Joseph Matheson is the Chimes print editor for the 2013-14 school year. Joseph Matheson is a senior, majoring in biology and philosophy, and is also president of the chess club. He’s 6’1″, has phenomenal music taste and rarely feels any emotion besides sleepiness. He consumes bananas by the bushel, once biked 30 miles for a sandwich and suspects that there is something supernatural about Swedish Fish. Biggest fears: children, old people, eyeball cancer.

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Editorial: Self-care critical in college

The chances that you, the reader, got more than eight hours of sleep last night is, at best, 50 percent. I’m going to ...

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Editorial: Towards a feminist conception of masculinity

Few people discuss masculinity as a gender to the same degree as femininity, and when they do, the focus is on the toxic...

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Editorial: Home is a physical location

Until last September, I had never had my own room. Well, that’s not entirely true. When I was 10, I lived on the landi...

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Directions for further discussion on historicity of Genesis

Connor Sterchi’s recent article regarding the historicity of Genesis has sparked some conversation on what seems to me...

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Editorial: Olympics a celebration

The Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia this year were, as always, preceded and accompanied by critical commentary on the i...

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Editorial: Why do we jump in the Sem Pond?

This past Friday, I jumped into the freezing, slimy, bacteria-infested waters of the Seminary Pond for the fourth year i...

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Ray Kurzweil searches for immortality

Raymond Kurzweil, chief of engineering at Google, is hopeful that humans will have pushed back human mortality before he...

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Editorial: Swedish fish

Swedish Fish are a brand of candies. They are not produced by Swedes, nor do they contain fish or fish byproducts. They ...

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Editorial: Unsolicited advice

As you may know, one of the trademark jobs of the editor in chief of Chimes is writing a brief letter to all of you each...

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Prioritization plan passed by board of trustees

In light of recent financial difficulties, the board of trustees recently passed a prioritization report outlining Calvi...