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BSU opens discussion on police brutality

By Maureen McMullen


Black Student Union President Lexi Byler remembers being taught from a young age to tread lightly in situations involving police officers. 967 more words


EVERYONE is a Technology Expert

I appreciate Virginia Eubanks’ expansion of information technology expertise outlined in her 2011 book Digital Dead End. This is not to say that everyone has the same expertise, by any means. 1,867 more words

Social Justice

Poverty Simulation Portrays Challenges Endured

The Center for Service and Student Justice is running its annual Poverty Simulation this Friday. 88 participants divided into 26 different families will experience many of the problems that people below the poverty line also experience. 469 more words


Christian Faith and Social Justice (McCracken, ed.)

Vic McCracken, ed., Christian Faith and Social Justice: Five Views

New York: Bloomsbury Press, 2014

In a society trapped in a two-party political system it may be surprising to many that there are at least five major streams of thought that can inform any given political discourse from the perspective of faith. 1,304 more words

Christian Faith

Elephants Wish They Could Forget

My friend George Payne of Gandhi Earth Keepers International came out with us to picket the opening night of Ringling’s visit to our city.  Afterwards he wrote the following: 978 more words


The Problem With Social Justice Warriors

About two weeks ago an event entitled “The Real NU” was held on campus to bring to light the many issues surrounding Northeastern: like the gentrification of Roxbury as a result of NU, “poverty wages” for adjunct professors, and a lack of gender neutral bathrooms on campus, among other issues. 726 more words