Category: Social Justice Week

Social Justice Week: Silver Linings on the Frustrating Unsaid

In conjunction with Social Justice Week here at Kenyon, the Kenyon Observer will be running a series of posts continuing discussion related to social justice both on and off-campus. The recent kerfuffle over the Kenyon Collegian‘s article on former student Stephen Zingarelli’s indictment for rape and gross sexual imposition led to a meta-debate over the

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Social Justice: Self-Promoting Do-Gooders Force Pay Cuts For Chinese Peasants

Abusive labor practices were uncovered at Foxconn, the massive electronics supplier that produces many Apple Computer products, after a recent Fair Labor Association investigation. So why were employees used to working 70 to 80 hours a week angry after Foxconn announced it would limit the work week to 49 hours?

Social Justice: Will You Be Wearing a Hoodie Tomorrow? (POLL)

In response to the death of Trayvon Martin, some Kenyon students are organizing Wear A Hoodie Day: “As one’s appearance should not determine one’s level of safety, wearing a hooded sweatshirt acknowledges that stereotypes do not represent us, nor the communities with which we identify.” Will you be participating? Tell us!

Social Justice: The AV: #ReGENERATION

The A.V. is TKO’s occasional foray into politics via multimedia. On top of being an Academy Award nominated actor and occasional indie rock singer, Ryan Gosling is also quite the political activist. He’s campaigned against slaughterhouse cruelty, supported the clean up after Hurricane Katrina, and is now narrating and producing a new documentary about political apathy amongst

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