Rudnik > A College Education at the Twilight…

As the Great Liberal Arts Bust Begins, What does it Say about the State of American Higher Education? Nick Rudnik, Valdosta Today Opinion Contributor The women’s liberal arts college: a relic from an age quite…

Rudnik > Vaccines and the “Survival of the…

Nick Rudnik, Valdosta Today Opinion Contributor: The Anti-Vaccine Movement is a Result of Erroneous Concerns, Misplaced Fear In 1973, pioneering vaccine researcher Jonas Salk penned The Survival of the Wisest. Salk’s work was a zeitgeist.…

Rudnik > The Ghosts of “Selma”

Nick Rudnik, Valdosta Today Opinion Contributor: Ava DuVernay’s “Selma” is, in a word, haunting. “Selma” represents struggle. The very name of the rural Alabama hamlet has become a rather ubiquitous heuristic of great human tumult—and…

Rudnick | The Cuban Question

Nick Rudnick, Valdosta Today Opinion Contributor: The Complex, Complicated Calculus of Easing Relations with Communist Cuba Cuba can rightly be seen as a “land that time forgot.” The filthy streets of Havana are lined with…

Rudnik | The Case for Outer Space

Nick Rudnik, Valdosta Today Opinion Contributor: Space Exploration May No Longer “Dazzle” Us, but its Benefits to Humanity Should Not Be Understated In the immediate aftermath of the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster in January 1986,…

Politics | The First Item on the New…

Nick Rudnik, Valdosta Today Political Contributor: The Need for a Tax System That Makes Business Competitive and Our Fiscal Situation, Sound. The U.S. statutory corporate tax rate sits, according to professional services firm KPMG, at…