Nerd Factor

Nerd Factor: S.H.I.E.L.D Goes Ghost

Dr Mike Robinson ~ LC Communication Studies Professor

          Marvel’s “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.”  returned for its fourth season last week by highlighting one of the weirder characters out there, Ghost Rider.  By focusing on the Spirit of Vengeance, the show may finally be living up to its potential as a gateway to the various corners of the Marvel Universe (MU).


Nerd Factor: To Boldly Go Where No Show Has Gone Before

Dr. Clifton W Potter ~ LC History Professor

When Dr. Hopwood left Virginia Christian College in 1910, his place was taken by Dr. S.T. Willis who resigned in 1912. The third president of the college, Dr. G.O. Davis had served as vice president and financial agent before he assumed the chief leadership position in an administration haunted by the less than orthodox monetary policies of Josephus Hopwood. He resigned in June 1915.


Nerd Factor: Should The World End

Dr , Clifton W. Potter ~ LC History Professor

You don’t have to spend much time on social media today to see that some people figure the end of civilization is nigh. Don’t despair, Hornets. If everything ends, you’ve got your liberal arts education to back you up in the Mad Max-style world of the post-apocalypse. Let’s put it in terms you’ll find familiar.


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