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Why Education?

So I have spent the past year working at a University for their Teachers College. For a quick note to clarify what that means, Universities are generally broken down in the US into colleges. Each college is a grouping of … Continue reading

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What I should have said…

So if you read my last post, you may have felt the animosity pouring off of me. While the feelings still remain, I just read Vice President Joe Biden’s response and was reminded of how eloquently words could be used. … Continue reading

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Social Justice and FSL

For those who have perused my blog, you may have noticed two particular themes which seem to appear time and again: Social Justice and Fraternity and Sorority Life. These are two areas that have become rather important to me personally. … Continue reading

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Reading list to begin understanding Systemic Racism in the US

Based on conversations surrounding the #BlackLivesMatter movement, death of unarmed Black individuals by Police, and media coverage of protest and riots, I think we should address the idea of being Black in the United States (as a side note, if … Continue reading

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Refugees

So now people are up in arms over Syrian refugees. Several Governors have come out to publicly state they will not be accepting refugees. Of course, constitutionally that is illegal since governor’s do not have that kind of authority. Unfortunately … Continue reading

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If You Aren’t Disgusted Yet, You Should Be….

So what is my “rant” about today, you may be wondering. My rant is about, you guessed it, privilege. When I say privilege, I do not meant, “it is my privilege to ______ you.” I do not mean the discussion … Continue reading

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The Pain of Anonymity

Reading several posts about the goings on at the University of Missouri and other institutions around the US has reminded me of the terror which anonymity can strike with. That terror is why many consider the Ku Klux Klang a … Continue reading

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Founder’s Day

I have a challenge for you… Continue reading

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The Challenges of Student Conduct

So in honor of an ongoing Careers in Student Affairs Month, this piece is to relate some of what I have learned during my experience interning with the Office of Student Conduct. Here are some things to consider. Students (and … Continue reading

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Challenge and Support…

So perhaps you have heard about the rather rough start to the year for Texas Tech University Fraternity Life. I recently wrote a post for our local Higher Education Student Association (HESA) about Sexual Assault in Greek Life. If you … Continue reading

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