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Jake Dockter

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How George Fox University Created a Double Standard of Exclusion for Transgender Student

(3) Comments | Posted May 9, 2014 | 11:20 PM

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In recent news, George Fox University, based in Newberg, Oregon, has denied a transgender student housing that corresponds with the gender with which he identifies. To be "fair," the university has provided housing...

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Raising a Racist Child? An Open Letter to Adam Grant

(3) Comments | Posted May 2, 2014 | 4:05 PM

Dear Mr. Grant,

I am a new father and am just as hopeful to raise a good and moral child as your readers. When I look forward to her future I dream of a life full of compassion, hope, and kindness toward...

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An Open Letter to Felix Baumgartner

(89) Comments | Posted November 1, 2012 | 10:25 AM

Dear Mr. Felix Baumgartner,

A few weeks ago, while sitting in a literary festival surrounded by books, I watched you jump out of a balloon and sail through the air. You broke more than records and more than the sound barrier. You broke into the imagination and spirit of...

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