SUBMITTED BY ALEX GRUBER | OMICRON DELTA KAPPA Attn: St. Norbert College Health and Wellness Services Thank you for your outreach to us concerning the tobacco-free campus initiative at St. Norbert College. We the undersigned, members of the St. Norbert College circle of Omicron Delta Kappa, support this initiative’s goal of achieving and maintaining a… Read More Letter to the Editor: ODK Petition for Greater Focus on Mental Health
BRITTANY VOSEN | CLASS OF 2020 I am passionate about the health of SNC students and staff. In fact, I took the job as SPARK mini grant tobacco awareness student worker because of how smoking has impacted my family. My dad has been tobacco free for 5 months, and I am so happy to see… Read More Letter to the Editor: A Tobacco-Free Campus
Jennifer Harvey lays it all out in her book, which you should all read, “Dear White Christians.” We should all be living our lives in opposition to whiteness. Not white people in their human existence, but the whiteness that is inherently grounded in racist agendas. In the Americas, specifically the United States, whiteness as racial… Read More Letter to the Editor: There Is No Separation Between Whiteness and White Supremacy
To the Editor: These past seven days, I spent over 30 hours on Facebook and Netflix. I made it through half a season of “Revenge” and a full season of “Call the Midwife.” I’m sure many Facebook friends chose to unfollow me after my series of social justice posts. Last night my dad texted me… Read More Letter to the Editor
FROM FATHER ANDREW CIFERNI, O. PRAEM. The Kingdom Within Us Are you naked? Are we in prison? Are you in need of a visitor at your sickbed? Are we starving? Years ago the Jungian psychologist John Sanford wrote a little book titled “The Kingdom Within.” In that work he suggests that every element of a… Read More Letter to the Editor: Homily for SNC Knights for Life Pro-Life Vigil, April 27, 2015
By William Paplham Swearing is valuable, swearing is powerful. But what becomes of “fuck” and “shit” when a fundamental source of their power has withered? In a shrugging tolerance built on gross overexposure, the English language has been fast losing its ability to shock, and it is rearing its head on the cultural vernacular. Consider… Read More Letter to the Editor: SMFH: Response to ‘WTF’ by Amy Mrotek
BY MERCEDES DIAZ GRACIDA The following is a reflection submitted by Mercedes Diaz Gracida ’17, a participant on the Immigration Trip through the SNC TRIPS Program. This spring break I had the opportunity to attend a TRIPS service trip. Our focus was on immigration in Chicago, Ill. The Sturzl Center organized a week that… Read More Letter to the Editor: Hope is Present and that is You!