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Social Media: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

As with everything in life, there are some challenges and risks associated with taking your brand (in this case, your university) social or not taking it social. 789 more words


Racism: then vs. now

From student protests on Black Lives Matter to the Million Student March, racial behaviors among college campuses are increasingly becoming an issue minorities are continuously facing. 37 more words


Dismissing the racial issue doesn't make it go away

Blackface, stereotyping, racial profiling, and culture appropriation all have one thing in common: inhumanity.

Fraternities at many higher education universities across the country have had students participate in the blackface phenomenon. 40 more words


The 'true color' of racism

Rick Wilking / Reuters

Picture: Students at the University of Colorado gather in support of protestors in Ferguson, MO, during a demonstration in Boulder.

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Racism vs. reality

Racism as we know it has unfortunately been apart of American history since the beginning of time.

The separation of blacks and whites in higher education institutions ended during the Civil Rights era, but somehow have found their way back into the 21st century. 22 more words


Is It True, EverTrue? (Behind the Scenes with Mobile Social Media Apps)

In the world of Institutional Advancement (Fundraising/Development and Alumni Relations/Engagement), there are so many different types of social media apps that you could absolutely drive yourself crazy researching them all. 747 more words


The Role of Universities in the 21st Century

When I graduated from McMaster University in June 2015, President Patrick Deane’s commencement address was themed around the role of universities in the 21st century. He said that there was a fundamental disagreement between university educators and the governments that fund them. 322 more words