Protect Second Language Learning at UOG
Ineyak

Protect Second Language Learning at UOG

Forum on Changes to UOG General Education Curriculum UOG Professors to Lead Community Discussion on Removal of Second-Language Requirement Is “ENGLISH ONLY” Good Enough for the University of Guam and Our Students? A public discussion on keeping second-language-learning requirements in the University of Guam general education curriculum will be held on Thursday, April 30, at … Continue reading

politiku

Nothing in my view is more reprehensible than those habits of mind in the intellectual that induce avoidance, that characteristic turning away from a difficult and principled position which you know to be the right one, but which you decide not to take. You do not want to appear too political; you are afraid of … Continue reading

General Education
lepblo / politiku

General Education

The proposed general-education curriculum revision for the liberal arts and sciences taught at UOG is making its way through the university review process. It has been approved by the SVP and awaits the president’s and Board of Regents’ attention. I have noticed two primary points of concern. The first is the removal of the second-language … Continue reading

Online conference starting NOW, April 24-25: The Vegan Praxis of Black Lives Matters
famalaoan / politiku

Online conference starting NOW, April 24-25: The Vegan Praxis of Black Lives Matters

I remind people that this practice is not perfect, as veganism rooted in ahimsa does not mean one is expected to be 100% effective in not killing or harming any beings. The point is to work toward Black liberation while keeping in mind that all oppressions are interrelated and that engaging in collective liberation (e.g. … Continue reading

famalaoan / politiku

Cutting

“There’s no question this is a global-health issue. In the U.S., adult women are capable of giving consent for surgical procedures. But what would it take to get a woman in an African country to the same position of being able to give consent? Social pressures are so strong that no woman could ever opt out. … Continue reading