Tag Archives: Campus Life

To My Friends in Texas…

Alright, for those who may be wondering what all the hubbub is about Texas today, it relates to a law which was passed there. This law, referred to as Campus Carry. Campus Carry allows for students who have concealed carry … Continue reading

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White Student Unions are not a necessity

So for today, I would like to address the rise in groups such as “White Student Unions” around the nation. My own undergraduate ¬†institution has one. These are obviously necessary since these institutions were never historically for only White students … Continue reading

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Time DOES Matter

Ok, so several feel I am beating a dead horse. There has been this huge argument recently about, you guessed it, Missouri. The debate has ranged from questions of free speech to wondering why the president deserved to be removed. … Continue reading

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My Attempt to Explain Privilege

*edited* Ok, hopefully at this point you have heard a bit about what has been going on either at Missouri or Yale (preferably both). I would love to explain the issue with a number of comments attempting to nullify or … Continue reading

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The contradiction…

So I was thinking about Fraternity & Sorority Recruitment. We are in the throes of that chaos at the moment and I spend most of my days just trying to keep up without pulling my hair out. That is why … Continue reading

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Where I Stand Today (Graduate Edition, Part IV)

Having survived year one and now with the summer rolling, I wanted to address a few details. First, the school you choose can make or break your experience. I have seen this happen first hand. Please let me begin by … Continue reading

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I Feel Stupid…

So I was reading this article about a guy trying to use hazing to get out of homework… First, the idea made me sick. Really? That seems acceptable? Then I made the very depressing decision to keep reading. The article … Continue reading

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How to Describe What I Do (Higher Ed Edition)

So after discussing the topic with friends and cohort members and hearing a number of perspectives, I wanted to offer this resource to those considering working in Higher Education, particularly student affairs and services. When I was considering this career … Continue reading

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Stop being “Right”

I have recently been reading a book called Mistakes Were Made (But not by me). It is a great read about the social psychology of cognitive dissonance and how we justify our mistakes, even in the face of overwhelming facts … Continue reading

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After I posted about the satirical article in my “Take Some Time…” post, this story came about on Huffington post. Student Government was working on legislation to require the integration of white sororities. This particular topic is of certain interest … Continue reading

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