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Group 4 Workshop – Janice

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Writing Bios Are The Worse (or is it just me?)

   

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Total Recall vs. Transformers

“The more students work at storing deposits entrusted to them, the less they develop the critical consciousness which would result from their intervention in the world as transformers of that world.” (Freire, p. 2) This week in  “Leadership and Advocacy,” … Continue reading

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Stop and Smell the Roses

As a developing leader, I like many find myself overwhelmed.  After all, being a leader is an every day and every moment job.  If one truly believes in the change one wishes to see in the world, it is embraced … Continue reading

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The Courage to Lead…

What does it mean to be courageous?  When I hear the term, I immediately think of the Cowardly Lion from The Wizard of Oz (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gOCNY9pJ850).  He, according to society, had all the physical attributes of someone who should not be … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts From a First-Generation College Student

“March on. Do not tarry. To go forward is to move toward perfection. March on, and fear not the thorns, or the sharp stones on life’s path.” ~Khalil Gibran Attending college has become more of a necessity than a luxury … Continue reading

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I Am Woman; Hear me Roar

I Am Woman; Hear Me Roar On March 3, 1913, 5,000 suffragists from across the country gathered in Washington, DC, to demand the right to vote.  Despite the racial tension of that time, the founders of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority … Continue reading

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