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Who Matters in America? A Call for Political Correctness
Head of the Calhoun School in Manhattan
The rise of so-called "political correctness" is not the infantilizing of students. It is the long overdue voice given to the real experiences of all students.
The Do's and Don'ts of Matching With Trans People on Tinder
Student, San Diego State University
Trans individuals face a disproportionate amount of violence than their heterosexual cisgender counterparts on dating sites. This can easily be alleviated with proper education and awareness.
The Real Battle on Racism on College Campuses
Former New Jerseyan, Current DCite, Always Syracuse Orange
At both Yale University and the University of Missouri, the argument lies not in the fact that people should stop being racist, but that the schools' administrations should have done more to control racism.
Professing in the Dark Times
Poet, essayist and memoirist; public speaker; Professor of Dis...
While many argue the traditional college campus will or should become a thing of the past, I disagree. Only by meeting and sharing our experiences, often in casual conversation, do we see how alike we are and how much strength and wisdom we can share.
Luxurious Stigma: The Plight of Liberal Arts Conservatives
Writer, Poet, Interrogator.
Not being able to share why you love guns or question immigration policy in public spaces is an iota of the discomfort marginalized people feel on this campus with systems erasing and devaluing of our experiences.
When Is PC Un-PC?
Writer, artist, scientist, and cook
Universities, Safe-Spaces, and the Partisan Divide
The safe-space is a concept I agree with entirely in concept but less so in practice. I firmly believe that students at any university should be able to feel that they are a valued part of the student body and not be subjected to hate speech or excessive insensitivity.
Martin Luther King on the First Amendment
Intellectual freedom activist
The Promised Land, then, is not simply a "safe space." Social justice is not achieved by eliminating "microaggressions" or requiring "trigger warnings." Student activists, whatever their cause, should recognize and insist on intellectual freedom for all.
How Safe a Space Should College Be?
Jane Adams Ph.D.
Millennials and Spirituality: The Religion Professor as Secret Agent, a.k.a. Danger Man
Chavanne Prof. of Religion, Rice U.; Christianity & cultural p...
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The EXMNA Effect
Microbiologist by education, educator by profession
As an active member of EXMNA, I can't overstate the profoundly positive effect the organization has had on me. I found myself in ways I never even imagined were possible.
A Generic Trigger Warning for College Students
Intellectual freedom activist
College should indeed be a safe space, but not in the sense of being safe from upsetting images or ideas. College should be a place where it is safe to explain what you believe and to disagree with others.
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