Oh, But You’re So Nice

“Atheism is like the black mark. Nobody wants to say they’re atheist.” 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 […]

I’m Not an Exchange Student

“Does Valpo even know who I am?” 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 consideration. If […]

We’re Not That Far Along

“The ideal is a gender blind society… but in some quadrants, we’re slipping back into patriarchy. 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 […]

Me Going to Hell

“I had a boyfriend on campus. And it was fine. People knew that. He himself wasn’t comfortable with being gay.” Hold a Conversation In addition to the questions below, please see How to use the questions for reflection. Clarifying Questions Story One Look back at the details of the story from freshman year.  Where do you […]

Butting Heads

“At first, that seemed to be something that would be totally contradictory to everything I ever believed…” 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 […]

Stepping Outside My Comfort Zone

“I just walked into a school filled with rich kids that don’t have to work for anything.” Hold a Conversation In addition to the questions below, please see How to use the questions for reflection. Clarifying Questions What are some of the things the speaker was expecting when she first arrived at Valparaiso University? What […]

How Her Statement Made Me Feel

“Maybe it was cowardice to not confront her.” Hold a Conversation In addition to the questions below, please see How to use the questions for reflection. Clarifying Questions What causes the conflict between the speaker and her roommate? Describe the way the speaker reacts to that conflict. Why does the speaker say she reacts this […]

Hard to Connect

“Sometimes, I don’t feel black enough to hang out with black people.” 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 […]