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Sheltered Your Whole Life

“It’s something white people should make themselves do–go be awkward.” Hold a Conversation In addition to the questions below, please see How to use the questions for reflection. Clarifying Questions What does it mean for the speaker to participate in events—how is it different than just going to an event? What made becoming a participant […]

I Get Food from the Food Bank

“So you liked being on the bus with all the people who don’t have money?” Hold a Conversation In addition to the questions below, please see How to use the questions for reflection. Clarifying Questions Why does the speaker consider her classmates spoiled? What about riding the bus stands out for the speaker? Interpretive Questions At […]

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 […]