Disabilities come in diverse forms and have the potential of posing lifelong challenges that require appropriate management. Most disabilities occur at conception or birth or during a person’s lifetime. The medical community classifies conditions causing disabilities as inherited, congenital, acquired or unknown. As postsecondary education becomes the gateway to better […]
Author: John Kpakama
Welcoming Transfer Students to Eastern
A communications professor at a reputable university in Philadelphia once joked that the euphoria transfer students experience in transitioning to a new college is like an envious man admiring his neighbor’s olive green lawn without having a peep at the water bill. Regardless of the relentless efforts students and their […]
Satire as Vehicle for Social Change: Should Journalists Self-Regulate?
[twocol_one]Yes Elizabeth Vollmer Given the recent murders of the cartoonists and journalists at the satirical magazine “Charlie Hebdo,” issues of censorship and self-regulation regarding offensive satire have come to the forefront of news organizations worldwide. I have come to the conclusion that, despite the fact that satire is a form […]