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Principle--Not Stance

By Y. Hope Osborn

A friend believes it is untrue to her own beliefs if she tries to see things from another person’s perspective—I disagree. Sometimes it is good to be neutral on a subject and not pick sides—not because you don’t feel a certain way, but because, sometimes, understanding a perspective different from your own helps shape your own beliefs. 618 more words

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Principle--Not Stance

By Y. Hope Osborn

A friend believes it is untrue to her own beliefs if she tries to see things from another person’s perspective—I disagree. Sometimes it is good to be neutral on a subject and not pick sides—not because you don’t feel a certain way, but because, sometimes, understanding a perspective different from your own helps shape your own beliefs. 618 more words

Road to the PhD: Year One

“Road to the PhD” is a new short blog series comprised of reflections of my woes, accomplishments, up and downs, as I try to ascertain the coveted PhD. 949 more words

Directions.

The aim of this write up is to merely get across some random threads of thought anyone might have. That I’ve had.

Everyone goes through a phase of loss. 424 more words

Personal

Workout Wednesday: Strides

Your workout of the day includes strides….what are they? And why I am doing them?

Coach Jeremy chats today about the benefits of strides, how to incorporate them into your running plan and how they can make you feel badass. 196 more words

Running

Raymond Chang on the Significance of Campus Diversity

My Facebook friend, Raymond Chang, posted a piece on a friend’s experience with campus diversity. He is granting me permission to repost it (below). The post brings to fore some of the problems we face on college and university campuses with moving forward on racial diversity and the lingering problems of racial and ethnic insensitivity. 998 more words

Race

Map: Racial Composition of Neighborhoods Adjacent to Sojourner Truth Housing Project

by: Kristen Chinery, Reference Archivist

In 1941 the federal government and the Detroit Housing Commission approved construction of the 200-unit Sojourner Truth Housing Project to house Black defense workers during World War II. 124 more words

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