Tag Archives: Student Affairs

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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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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Advertising Student Affairs

We don’t do a good job of advertising. What I mean by “we” in that is those of us working in student affairs. We do not do a good job of advertising what exactly it is that we do. Faculty … 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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Are you disgusted?

So after my recent piece on feminism, I wanted to follow-up in response to something I read recently on The Harvard Crimson about a young lady who is letting Harvard know that they won. Take some time to read it. … Continue reading

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Establish the Connection

I have been given the privilege recently of serving as the president of the Higher Education Student Association (HESA) at my university. This org was on it’s last legs. I was looking into the group whose last post on twitter … Continue reading

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Why do we feel the need…

I recently completed a post on Essential Reading for all FSL Leaders. This piece ignited a conversation between myself and some friends and one I have noticed in a number of places. The idea behind post like this up front … Continue reading

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Who is Responsible?

So we had a deep and very intense discussion last night in my College Student Development Theory class around this piece: Student’s Death of U. of C. There were a few very serious ideas people faced as we went through … Continue reading

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