Check Your Privilege, a campus-wide social marketing campaign that seeks to raise student, faculty, and staff awareness around social inequalities and privilege, hit campus last week and is reminding the USF community of its own privileges.
“We just hope that people use this as an opportunity to think critically about the world around them and challenge themselves to really consider the implications of structural inequalities and how they, as an individual, can help mitigate the negative effects of social inequalities,” said USF psychology professor Ja’Nina Walker, who is a key member of the campaign team. Continue reading Check Your Privilege — A Reminder to Reflect on Your Own Privileges→
The race for the 17th Assembly seat is heating up as the two democrats, David Chui and David Campos, run competitive campaigns.
“I find this race fascinating because I think it’s an interesting test of the top two primaries,” said Corey Cook, an associate professor of politics at USF and the Director of the Leo T. McCarthy Center for Public Service.
Corey Cook, director of the Leo McCarthy Center and associate politics professor, agreed to share his thoughts on the upcoming Nov. 4 election with the Foghorn. Cook said that the state ballot may not be particularly exciting, but there are some interesting propositions and candidates on the local ballot. Continue reading November Election Insights From A Politics Professor→
USF’s Diversity Scholar and Visiting Professor Janice Mirikitani and New York Times bestselling author Chip Conley led a discussion about the concept and meaning of the human connection and shared their experiences surrounding the human connection for the USF community on Oct. 7.
The Office of Diversity and Community Engagement hosted the Diversity Talks with Dean of Asian Pacific American Studies Ilene Fung and faculty member Evelyn Rodriguez.