Before Thanksgiving, I wrote about the importance of actively engaging in meaningful, direct discussion. Then Anthony Perez came to see me, offering to share a recording of a conversation he had with a friend, Alan Sutton ’14, about the sensitive topic of sexuality. Anthony is a junior from Los Angeles and is majoring in Spanish [...]
Archive for November, 2012
In the last 15 to 20 years, I’ve noticed that communication between people has become increasingly indirect. There’s been a steady erosion of interpersonal contact in favor of texting, tweeting, facebooking, and e-mailing. We can feel engaged and involved without having to “do” anything.
Our guest blogger today is Doug Adams, associate dean of students, writing about a topic of great interest to most students: Room Draw. —Shirley M. Collado I have to confess that I was a bit reticent when I was asked to be a guest blogger. I thought, what do I have to share that will [...]