When I was an undergraduate at Boston College, the Campus Ministry office sold “Educated by Jesuit” T-shirts to help fundraise for retreats and service trips. On the front of the shirt is the emblem of the […]
Tag: Higher Education
Donald Trump’s Jesuit Education
The following article reflects only the view of the author, and not the opinions of all Daily Theology contributors. When I was an undergraduate at Boston College, the Campus Ministry office sold “Educated by Jesuit” T-shirts […]
The Fragility of Hope: Resisting a Culture of Sexual Violence
It begins when I hear a new story of sexual violence. I become angry; I join the outcry of other advocates. I listen to administrative grandstanding, I want to believe in the promises made. I […]
Accompanying Survivors: Holding Trauma and Doing It Well
For the past year, I have served my campus community as a deputy coordinator in the university’s process for adjudicating Title IX complaints. Sexual violence falls under Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 […]
Hookup Culture as Rape Culture: A Shared Complicity
By Megan McCabe Thanks largely to the efforts of survivors-turned-activists Annie Clark and Andrea Pino, the founders of End Rape on Campus, sexual assault on campus has moved to the center of public and political debate. […]
The Casings of Our Hearts: Talking Honestly and Angrily about Campus Sexual Assault
By Bridget O’Brien
I am a human adult, living in the United States, with female and male friends and loved ones. One in six US women and one in 33 US men is a survivor of rape or attempted rape.
I am a resident minister, living and working in a women’s undergraduate residence hall. One in five female college students has been sexually assaulted during their undergraduate years.
Sexual Assault and Higher Education: An Octave of Theological Reflection. An Introduction.
It is a cruel and humbling fact of faith that religious sensibility does not curb the genetic predisposition of humanity to the allures of power, prestige, and violence. Faith is not a genetic condition. The […]
Thoughts on the University and the Value of Education: A (Belated) Response to Fr. Himes
Last week in the Education Life section of the New York Times, Laura Pappano wrote on the continuing growth of the master’s degree. According to her interviewees, the former “consolation prize for failing to finish […]
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