We Had to School Them

“They didn’t understand the whole concept of why you have to travel all the way to Gary just to get your hair cut.” Hold a Conversation In addition to the questions below, please see How to use the questions for reflection. Clarification Why does the speaker ask himself where to get a haircut when he […]

Culture Shock

“It’s not like faces, you know, you don’t have like faces around you.” Hold a Conversation In addition to the questions below, please see How to use the questions for reflection. Clarifying Questions Why is the culture of Valpo so shocking for this speaker? How does the speaker feel when his classmate says, “Poor people are […]

Cool to Be Different

“By playing [Thai] music, people recognize me as Thai.” Hold a Conversation In addition to the questions below, please see How to use the questions for reflection. Clarifying Questions How does the speaker feel about his status as “international?” How has his time in America influenced the way he sees himself as a student and citizen? […]

Why Do You Look Like Such a Little Boy?

“They’ll say, ‘Well, it’s fine, I just don’t want to hear about it.’”   Hold a Conversation In addition to the questions below, please see How to use the questions for reflection. Clarifying Questions What disturbs the speaker most about her experience at the dance? How does the speaker feel about peers being “okay with the […]

False Unity

“The hope. . . was that we would be able to be inter-Lutheran on that day. . .” Hold a Conversation In addition to the questions below, please see How to use the questions for reflection. Clarifying Questions What does being inter-Lutheran mean to the speaker? How does the speaker interpret the actions of President Kieschnick? How […]

Corrupting the Moral Fiber

“Valpo likes to hide things that are going wrong.” Hold a Conversation Can you imagine leading a conversation about this story? Where? With whom? What kinds of questions would you pose? (See How to use the questions for reflection for one approach.) Please email your questions to us or post them in the comment box for our […]

It Doesn’t Just Happen…

“The University needs to do more than putting a bunch of different kinds of people in one spot and hoping they interact with each other.” Hold a Conversation Can you imagine leading a conversation about this story? Where? With whom? What kinds of questions would you pose? (See How to use the questions for reflection for […]

Opening the Chapel Doors

“Most of the people that you see are white and straight and English-speaking.” Hold a Conversation Can you imagine leading a conversation about this story? Where? With whom? What kinds of questions would you pose? (See How to use the questions for reflection for one approach.) Please email your questions to us or post them in the […]

Omission in Admissions

“I feel like people are just hiding under this Christian mask…” Hold a Conversation Can you imagine leading a conversation about this story? Where? With whom? What kinds of questions would you pose? (See How to use the questions for reflection for one approach.) Please email your questions to us or post them in the comment box […]