Guide to Running for Student Government

Your student government represents the student body for your college campus. It provides a unique opportunity for you to get involved in student life, which may have far-reaching implications for your own professional career.  Why Run for Student Government?  Instead of asking “Why run?” you could ask, “Why not?” It can be a wonderful opportunity …

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Guide for LGBTQ+ Teachers: Statistics and Resources

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Although the vast majority of Americans favor laws that protect LGBTQ+ people from discrimination, LGBTQ+ teachers continue to face descrimination and harassment based on sexual preference and gender identity. Such descrimination is illegal, but local policies that protect LGBTQ+ teachers are inconsistent, and a surge in anti-LGBTQ bills threatens strip protections against workplace descrimination. Use …

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Guide to Planning a Hackathon: Ideas, Tips & Resources

The term might sound newfangled, but “hackathons” have a history. Some trace the first hackathon to an open source software development event held in 1999, but programming groups have hosted collaborative meetings since the 1970s. Today the hackathon concept is utilized in virtually every industry, and participation is no longer limited to programmers.  While the …

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20 Logical Fallacies to Avoid When Constructing an Argument

What are logical fallacies? Learn about 20 common logical fallacies that are often used to construct an argument. Understanding these faulty arguments can help prepare you to make a better, more logically sound one. What Are Logical Fallacies? A logical fallacy is an error in the reasoning behind an argument. Arriving at a point through …

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Sexual Harassment Reporting Guide

Sexual harassment is a serious matter, with ramifications that affect every college campus. Some 62 percent of female students and 61 percent of male students experienced some form of sexual harassment, according to the AAUW Educational Foundation.  Sexual harassment is sometimes dismissed as simple flirtatious behavior that’s misunderstood, but it’s far from harmless. It’s dangerous, …

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Safe Sex Guide for College Students

Students enter college with diverse sexual experiences. Some might have already been in long-term relationships during which they had ample time to learn about practicing safe sex. Other college students have had very few or no sexual encounters. Regardless of their experiences, everyone should have access to safe sex tips for college students. It’s perfectly …

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