Response to Seas

In “Writing Ecologies, Rhetorical Epidemics,” a line that really stuck out to me was on page 63 in Seas’s final section. When speaking on how to measure success and effectiveness, Seas writes, “Therefore we must not focus so much on altering specific individuals as on cultivating the whole system somehow.” This in a way validated… Continue reading Response to Seas

Questions for Serenity

How do you remain persistent without reaching annoyance and therefore maybe ruining the relationship between you and the administrator? One of our readings explained that teaching about social responsibility and activism is the “desirable outcome” of a college education, do you think Transy fosters this idea? What do you see as the biggest challenge of… Continue reading Questions for Serenity

Response to Heller

When reading Heller’s article, the first thing that really stuck out to me was the conversation with Cyrus Eosphoros. Since Eosphoros had a concern about the school’s curriculum—namely the teaching of “Antigone”—and wanted trigger warnings embedded in courses, it immediately reminded me of our project. The faculty aspect of our project was inspired by student… Continue reading Response to Heller

My Pitch

The idea: To raise awareness and respect for sexual assault victims on campus. Various students that are victims of sexual assault have been unexpectedly exposed to graphic depictions (whether in readings, videos, etc) of sexual assault in class that triggers them into poor mental states. However, when these students have approached professors about providing warnings,… Continue reading My Pitch