A Question of the Merits of the “Safe Space”

By Katherine Robinson ’23 • It is no secret that the marginalized groups within our society need their own spaces. They need places where they can assemble and be free of widespread stereotypes and societal judgement. In these affinity groups, people can find comfort and acceptance as they learn more about themselves and their respective communities. […]

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Diversity and Inclusion in the Classroom

By Katherine Robinson ’23 • In recent years, America’s Equal Rights conversation has begun to bolster the importance of ensuring not just equality, but equity in the lives of all American people. It has been made known that it is not enough for diversity to simply exist within any given space; rather, it must be welcomed, […]

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“I Am Me”

The variety of different backgrounds, identities, and points of view represented in colleges across the country is greater today than ever before. This diversity carries with it several benefits for collegiate communities; it fosters not only the depth of thought that comes from a variety of ideas and viewpoints, but the cultivation of empathy and […]

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My Thoughts on SEPHORA (and STARBUCKS)

In an environment as interconnected and socially aware as today’s, it has never been more vital to be able to understand the nuances of interacting with those of different races, sexualities, and genders – not only so that we can grow closer as a society, but to prevent the very real fallout of discrimination, intentional […]

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