Carson Kindred

Carson Kindred (he/him) (23Ox, 25C) is from Minneapolis, Minnesota majoring in Political Science. He is the News Editor for the Oxford Spokesman, a member of Oxford's Student Activities Committee, works to get students involved in Georgia politics for the Oxford Young Dems. In his free time, Carson loves to read, make music, and is a proud member of several intramural sports teams.

College is a game many students don’t realize they’re playing

Unsplash/Randy Fath Life has become gamified. In order to receive a loan, one needs a high enough credit score, a point system that reduces a complex idea like financial credibility down to a single number. Posts on Twitter are measured by likes and retweets, a point system to which we have arbitrarily assigned value. Our [...]

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Military marketing reveals America’s failure to support our generation

Unsplash/Joel Rivera-Camacho March is the best month for college basketball. There are games everyday, wild upsets and impressive comebacks — it really is madness. But one aspect of this madness I was not prepared for was being subjected to repeated propagandizing by the United States military. There are several military advertising campaigns running at the [...]

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