Tag Archives: Community

“I will push back”: Thoughts on Those Who Fight Against Non-Discrimination Policies

As we all know, recently there has been an uptick in the debate on LGBTQ rights and federal and state non-discrimination legislation and policies. The arguments for adding LGBTQ into non-discrimination legislation and policies are basically: FOR non-discrimination legislation and … Continue reading

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I Prefer ‘Fraternity’

I identify as a gay, Asian, Asian-American Fraternity Member who use the pronouns he, him, his. I am part of a predominately straight, white Southern Fraternity. I prefer the term “fraternity” versus “frat” because of the negative contexts that has been … Continue reading

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My Asian-ness

Last week I staffed a co-sponsored event for the Chinese New Year that our office and a Chinese student organization put on. It was a great event with free food, an educational presentation, activities, and to cap it all off…fireworks! I … Continue reading

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Nothing’s Black & White Except Pandas

Michigan always keeps things interesting. Late last week a digital billboard appeared in Macomb County here in Michigan: Now, let me just say, that on the surface…No one is born sporting the full ROY G BIV. But let’s be honest, it … Continue reading

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A Charge for Myself

Damn. Alright #ACPA15 and #NASPA15. Its out there. We can’t hide any more. I can’t hide any more. The Student Affairs field is not perfect. Student Affairs Professionals are not perfect. No one is perfect. We all have different opinions. We all … Continue reading

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A Call To Action

While the tear gas is flying and arrests are being made, conversations are being held across our campuses about the Michael Brown Shooting and Ferguson Protests. We are asking the tough questions such as; “Is this the latest example of … Continue reading

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