Anna Mathews

Anna Mathews

Alcuin Intern

Anna is a Minnesota Native who graduated from Benedictine College with degrees in Political Science and Philosophy. She previously taught at a Title I classical academy. In her spare time, Anna enjoys following all things political, digesting anything related to classical education, and spending time on Minnesota’s many beautiful rivers and lakes.

Recent blog posts by this author

Stripchat Now Offering Free Sex Therapy

You’ve heard of Snapchat. But have you heard of Stripchat?   The site, which is basically a strip club through the lens of a web camera, recently conducted an internal survey among its users. Forty-two percent of users report experiencing...

What’s Killing Office Romances?

The last pieces of career-related advice I thought I’d ever hear were “wear your lowest top to your next board meeting” and “linger too long by your colleague’s desk.”   However, this is precisely the advice that Ella Whelan gave last...

Epstein’s Entente: The Four Biggest Names in the Scandal

Following his arrest on July 6 for charges relating to sex trafficking, billionaire and convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein was denied bail on July 15. Judge Richard Berman cited multiple concerns:   “Mr. Epstein’s alleged excessive...

Who Wants to ‘See Them Aliens’?

Over 1.3 million people have RSVP’d as “Going” on Facebook to an event titled “Storm Area 51, They Can’t Stop All of Us.” An additional one million people are “interested.” The event details note that anyone who plans to participate and “see them...

Jeffrey Epstein: Four Things You Need to Know

On July 6, New York billionaire Jeffrey Epstein was arrested in New Jersey on charges of “sex trafficking of minors and conspiracy to commit sex trafficking of minors.” U.S. District Judge Richard Berman has delayed his bail decision and will...

Low Marriage and Birth Rates Explained

Kitty Hannah Eden had – in her own words – a traumatic, abusive, miserable childhood. So traumatic, in fact, that she refuses to become a parent. Contraception and an abortion have helped her honor this commitment through two marriages In her...

It’s Not Just Her: The Worst Thing About Teaching

Tara Blair Ball has taught for nine years. And she hates teaching.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: It’s Been a Year, and What a Year It’s Been

On June 26, 2018, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (AOC) beat Joseph Crowley for the Democratic nomination in New York’s 14th congressional district. Though only 28 and with little political experience, she went on to win the general election in...

Three Reasons Why People Are Fascinated by Serial Killers

I binge watch crime shows. My roommate is responsible. She got me to watch three episodes of CBS’ “Criminal Minds,” and I was hooked.  Recently, I saw Netflix’s “Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile,” a portrayal of Ted Bundy’s life...

Yes to the Dress, No From… the Bridesmaid?

“Don’t be afraid to say no.”   Such was the advice of my aunt after I shared my frustrations about the high cost of being a bridesmaid. As a recent college graduate, I’ve been asked to be in several weddings, and the price ain’t pretty...

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