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Articles by: Anthony julian Tamburri

  • New York State has the largest number of residents of Italian origin in the United States. In addition, New York City can boast the same status. Further still, Italian Americans comprise 37 percent of Staten Island’s population, according to the 2009 American Community Survey, supposedly the largest percentage of locals in a county in the United States. A triple play, in a sense, that corresponds to yet another Italian/American triad.
  • The world of post-high school education has always been fascinating, intriguing, and, in a number of cases, perplexing. It is a place where — for four years, usually — young people are exposed to a plethora of ideas that challenge the student’s current mode of thought. Ideally, the world of the university / college opens us up to different perspectives on how we look at the world. In much of this new pondering of the world, we may also find an invitation to consider how we look at things within the moral compass of “right vs. wrong.”
  • What follows are a few comments and musings on a topic that I have, for the most part, thought deserved little to no attention in general. I state “in general” because there are those few occasions when we simply need to speak out, even if we might prefer otherwise. [Now, I realize that there is nuance in what I just said, nuance that will not be captured by the literalists and the superficialists amongst us. And so be it!]
  • What follows are a few comments and musings on a topic that I have, for the most part, thought deserved little to no attention in general. I state “in general” because there are those few occasions when we simply need to speak out, even if we might prefer otherwise. [Now, I realize that there is nuance in what I just said, nuance that will not be captured by the literalists and the superficialists amongst us. And so be it!]

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