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Do Social Media Scare Tactics Work?

We want to protect our youth from the dangers of the world, but at what cost?  Today’s post has many more questions than answers.  Because we need a shift in perspective on how to educate students about the internet. 1,137 more words

Social Media In Higher Education

Unexpected Restoration

Earlier this year, I found myself on the verge of burnout. I help with a nonprofit that works at the intersection of the LGBTQ and traditionally-minded Christian communities, and I noticed feelings and emotions within me I’ve never really experienced before in this work. 603 more words

Christianity

Emma Sulkowicz: The Girl who Cried Rape

Compulsory Diversity News

Perhaps you have heard of the Columbia University student who is carrying around her mattress on campus as both a protest and as a visual arts project intended to drive her rapist out of the University.

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MORP: Part 6

There was a pause. Mostly because I can be a bit slow on the uptake.

“Why what?” I said.

Angel blew a black strand of blue-powder-speckled hair out of her face with an unnecessarily loud breath. 400 more words

Writing

#FuckPhyllis - when the message gets lost in the delivery

Back in January of this year, during the polar vortex, Chancellor Phyllis Weiss of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign sent a mass email to all students that despite forecasted temperatures of up to negative 27 degrees, classes would be held on the 27th. 1,650 more words

Censorship

Dr. Pepper $1,000,000 Tuition Giveaway

Dr Pepper, the soft drink company, awards over $1,000,000 a year in tuition so that college students are able to help themselves and those around them. 338 more words

Advice