Uprooting the Roots of Oppression: 5 Tips for Becoming An Ally

[inspired by HDF 110: Roots of Oppression with Cheryl Geisthardt]   In this course we discussed many topics including Racism, Contemporary Issues: Hate in America, Wealth, Race, and Health, Poverty/Environmental Injustice, Poverty and Distribution of Wealth, Education in the U.S., Gender Socialization, Sexual Orientation, Gender Oppression, Oppression and the LGBTQ Community, Religion, Disabilities, Denial/Resistance, and … More Uprooting the Roots of Oppression: 5 Tips for Becoming An Ally

Moments of Leadership

[inspired by course COM 461 L Communication in Leadership // prof. Elizabeth Carlson] Communication and leadership. How are they connected? When do you use them? How do you use them? These are just a few questions that were bounced around during the introductory days of this course. Now we are in the depths of the nitty … More Moments of Leadership

5 Insider Tips for Thriving (& Surviving) in Philosophy Class

phi·los·o·phy fəˈläsəfē/ noun the study of the fundamental nature of knowledge, reality, and existence, especially when considered as an academic discipline. a particular system of philosophical thought. plural noun: philosophies the study of the theoretical basis of a particular branch of knowledge or experience. That word had been tossed and turned in my vocabulary, but I had … More 5 Insider Tips for Thriving (& Surviving) in Philosophy Class

Eagle Village – the land of obstacles and opportunities

Her name is Emily Baier. * She is my quirky comrade. Who also doubles as my merry mentee. We had the opportunity of a lifetime to spend a weekend together (9/12/15-9/13/15) with the rest of the Leader Advancement Scholars from the sophomore and freshman class from Central Michigan University. We packed our bags and headed north, to … More Eagle Village – the land of obstacles and opportunities