All posts tagged community

Handling Racial Injustice as a WashU Community

It’s time that we stand against racism for good, and stand for the positive change we want to see in the world today.

Exploring the community: ‘A transformative experience’

It’s 3 o’clock on a Monday afternoon, and a group of students are on a bus headed to…well, they’re not exactly sure. It could be the poorest neighborhood in town, or it could be an affluent planned community. The only sure thing is that they will learn something new. The students are part of Bob Hansman’s “Community Building” course. Hansman gets his students, who come from disciplines across the university, out of the classroom and into the community for walking tours.

Letters to Self

One of the programs that the First Year Center organized this year for all incoming freshmen was called “Letters to Self”. In the beginning of the year, during orientation, I distributed letters to the floor that I am a WUSA (WU Student Associate) for and asked the students to write about their expectations and goals […]