Editorial Comment: Personalizing campus conversations

Diversity, mental illness and sexuality are pressing issues that the Seattle Pacific University community took up this past academic year and should certainly continue to be discussed in the future. For these conversations to be effective and reconciliatory, students should make a stronger effort to avoid abstracting issues and disagreement, and instead personalize their dialogue. […]

Approach dissent constructively

A rebuttal of faulty anti-FoFA rhetoric

The conversations regarding diversity and marginalization this year were necessary and hopefully only the start of change to come. However, I urge students to carry these conversations into the next year without the misunderstandings, suppression of alternative views and ad hominem attacks that often characterize anti­ Friends of the First Amendment rhetoric. Though I stand […]