A response to Hope MSO leaders

Dear Unified Student Leaders, Thank you for your recent letter regarding the conversation surrounding commencement stoles representing student organizations. We appreciate the numerous voices gathering together in one accord to express your grievances, and we deeply lament the concerns of the voices who felt they could not be named for fear of repercussions. The voices…


An open letter from Hope MSO leaders

This letter was written on March 27, 2021 to Dean Frost, President Scogin, Dr. Trent-Brown and Dr. Griffin on the behalf of leaders from various Hope Multicultural Student Organizations (MSO). Since the time it was sent, Hope administrators have decided to allow custom stoles at the 2021 graduation ceremony, citing a miscommunication for the delay…


I want a dumb phone

I have an addiction. I don’t have an addiction to nicotine or alcohol; I have an addiction to something much more common and acceptable. I am addicted to my smartphone. Don’t get me wrong, I love smartphones. I love them so much that I spend, on average, over five hours a day on mine. Because…