Integrity: The Moral Compass

I first recall hearing the word integrity at the age of eight. I had recently moved to a new town and was a fresh face in the elementary school’s second grade class. The cafeteria had multicolored banners hanging from the […]

December 11, 2018
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4 signs your Halloween costume may be offensive

The magic of Halloween is that we get to inhabit a new persona for the day. I always have so much fun putting together my costume because I get to showcase my creativity. You know what is not fun? Halloween […]

October 24, 2017
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Culture is not a costume

Happy October, everyone! It’s that time of year again, the leaves are changing, temperatures are dropping and fall festivities are in full swing. I have always loved the fall, for many reasons: cozy sweaters, hot apple cider and bonfires, but […]

October 13, 2017
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Alpha Sigma Alpha forbids hazing

National Hazing Prevention Week is Sept. 18-22, 2017. National Hazing Prevention Week (NHPW) is an opportunity for campuses, communities, organizations and individuals to raise awareness about the problem of hazing, educate others about hazing, and promote the prevention of hazing. […]

September 20, 2017
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Noticing when something needs your attention

In her TEDx Talk, Associate Dean for Violence Prevention and Resolution Jennifer McCary talks about teaching bystanders to intervene in order to prevent violence. With authenticity, she walks through bystander effects and the reasons individuals do not take action when they […]

September 19, 2017
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Why women need to stop worrying about being liked

I am a brash, passionate, creative, confident, and outgoing woman and sometimes I can be categorized as the “b” word. Even with this confidence, I find myself worrying if people like me. I have even caught myself changing my behavior […]

January 4, 2017
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