T. R. Shaw Jr.

T. R. Shaw Jr. is CEO of Shaw Communication in Battle Creek.

Articles

Eliminating the scourge of fraternity hazing in Michigan

Eliminating the scourge of fraternity hazing in Michigan

November 30, 2017 | T. R. Shaw Jr.

Hazing, alcohol and sexual abuse at the University of Michigan, Ohio State and other college campuses threaten young lives, and the future of the Greek system.

A society of wimps

A society of wimps

July 18, 2017 | T. R. Shaw Jr.

Fear of political blowback is making us reluctant to speak out on issues. That ought to scare the hell out of us.

Flint crisis one symptom of a bigger problem: Term limits

Flint crisis one symptom of a bigger problem: Term limits

March 4, 2016 | T. R. Shaw Jr.

Electing term-limited, true citizen legislators was a good idea in theory that hasn’t worked so well in practice. There’s a case to be made that longevity in office leads to expertise and competence