Archive for the ‘Student Voices’ Category

The Student Promise and Social Justice

Posted on: September 17th, 2014

David S. Lewis, Student Community Board member, reflects on the importance of justice in conflict resolution.

Often when people hear the [...]

Drawing the Line with Justice

Posted on: September 3rd, 2014 1 Comment

Maddie Mehall writes about her Alternative Break Immersion

Upon walking into Las Americas, an Immigrant Advocacy Center in El Paso, Texas, [...]

As we enter a new year, your student body leaders examine what social justice means to them

Posted on: August 20th, 2014


We are young. We are growing and developing. Our minds are not yet fully formed. We are students. And lastly, [...]

2013-2014: A Year in Review

Posted on: May 20th, 2014

Dominic Cioli looks back on three of this year’s biggest social justice issues on campus: divestment, crime prevention, and same-sex marriage.

Police brutality should offend nation

Posted on: April 24th, 2014

Shanna Johnson explains why students in Chicago should care about allegations of police brutality in Albuquerque, NM.

Racial bias still main cause of hate crime

Posted on: April 9th, 2014

“Cycles do not stop or change until people come together and rise to change the course of the system.”

For love or money?

Posted on: March 26th, 2014

Phoenix reporter Liz Greiwe explores the financial cost of following one’s passions.

Post-racial society far from reality

Posted on: March 12th, 2014

On campus and across the country, acknowledging racism and celebrating diversity are key parts of creating a more just world.

A Civil Rights Leader You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

Posted on: February 19th, 2014

Elizabeth Peratrovich, an Alaska Native woman, helped pass the United States’ first anti-discrimination law 69 years ago this month.

Tuition increase is a social justice issue

Posted on: February 5th, 2014

Phoenix columnist Dominic Lynch discusses the recently announced 2.5% tuition increase for the 2014-2015 academic year.