Change means being willing to put things at risk whether it be reputation, academic standing or relationships and making change a non-negotiable inevitability of the future. Change means commitment to its necessity and its terms of existence.
If I wanted to learn through YouTube videos, I wouldn’t be paying $4,500 for a class in which you’re supposed to teach me. I can get that for free. Unfortunately, I’m required to in order to graduate.
I’ve lived almost every day feeling as if the time I’ve spent as a journalism major in the Lawrence Herbert School of Communication (LHSC) has been the one of the biggest wastes of time and money I’ve ever experienced.
There are few things more painful for a teacher than hearing from a student, or students, that they feel they are not being heard in your classroom. And so, it was with deep disappointment that I read Elliot Colloton’s “Open Letter to Honors College.”
I write in response to the article, “Hofstra student claims letter allegedly written by music professor demonstrates sexual harassment,” published in the April 23 issue of The Hofstra Chronicle.