New software adopted by the HCO provides secure communications so that students will know why they’ve been asked to meet with an administrator before their scheduled appointment. “Our review of how we serve students showed the importance of clear communication from our office,” said Kevin Utt, Honor Code Office director. “This new system allows us to provide the details students want to know up front while still protecting student privacy.”
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We have discarded social institutions that have helped people understand their value and place in the world for thousands of years. And their decline is not just mirrored in the rise of mass shootings.
If you’re an adult, you have a right to assemble, a right to privacy, a right to a fair trial—all these things we recognize as basic human rights. Do children have a natural right to their mother and father whenever possible? If the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child is to be believed, and if we were to ask any child about their deepest desires, the answer is yes! This right is up there with “life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness”. In fact, a child’s likelihood of finding and keeping the latter often hinge on whether or not we can secure the former.
There is no argument that all people, however they identify, should be treated with dignity, and enjoy physical and economic safety, or as the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) states: “Everyone has the right to life, liberty and security of person.” But identity and human rights does not entitle governing entities to undermine the protections of biological females to the benefit of biological men who identify as women. Yet that is precisely the direction the UN and society is going.
Beginning Monday, pro-life activists are renewing efforts to convince members of Congress, home for the August recess, to support a vote on legislation that would protect babies who survive abortions. In the House, Democrats in the majority have blocked Republicans 80 times from setting up a vote on the “born alive” bill that would protect babies who survive abortion procedures.
“Blessed Are the Peacemakers”: James and Dolley Madison and the Key to Making Peace Amidst Partisanship
Our nation and homes are in grave need of peacemakers. The seeds of anger and divisiveness are being sown at every turn. Thankfully, we have wonderful examples of peacemakers to whom we can turn as we seek after the fruits of peace and civility in our homes and nation.
In a culture that celebrates alcohol, an oxymoron of a business is emerging: the boozeless bar. From Austin, Texas, to Brooklyn, New York, people are gathering to sip artisanal beverages that look and sound like traditional cocktails, but with zero alcohol content.