Spotlight On The News: November 2014 (Part II)

A little cloudy, but not a bad view for the next few days- more on NASPA R1 on Monday!
A little cloudy, but not a bad view for the next few days- more on NASPA R1 on Monday!

Happy Monday! As you read this, I’m relaxing running around somewhere at the luxurious Hyatt Regency Newport (RI) on Goat Island for NASPA Region I- more on that next week-but I wanted to make sure that I had ample content for this week even though I’m taking some time off in the real world (isn’t that nice of me?) so I’m back with the second installment of Spotlight on the News. Today’s edition highlights a piece from BlueStockings Mag about Brown students of color and safe spaces (a topic near and dear to my heart), an article from theRoot.com on the Real Housewives of Atlanta, a short piece in the Providence Journal on abrasive teachers in the Providence school system, and a piece from styleite.com on She Who Must Not Be Named Kardashian-West and those photos from last week (so much for the KardASSian media blackout).

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What I Learned About Student Affairs From… The Real Housewives

Lesson # 1: Make sure your students go to class, or else they'll end up like Porsha (and yes, she made it to college, believe it or not...)
Lesson # 1: Make sure your students go to class, or else they’ll end up like Porsha (and yes, she made it to college, believe it or not…)

I know what you’re thinking- you read that right. Real Housewives. So, what would an educated, critically conscious, highbrow individual like me ever see in a trashy reality franchise like the Real Housewives?

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