This event will be a critical discussion on how race and gender affect student experiences in the classroom. We hope first-years will attend and in doing so start thinking about the role structures of oppression affect the university community and the student experience.
Student Debt: The Current State of the Crisis and Steps Forward
Abramson Family Founders Room, SIS Building
This will be an open group discussion event on the current crisis of Student Debt with a number of experts participating. The discussion will be centered around the current state of the student debt crisis - a crisis currently over $1 trillion of debt - with a discussion on various solutions.
The Alienation of the Student: Disempowerment in Modern Education
The Gianni Room (MGC 200)
Students have been alienated from meaningful decision making within the university. We have no real voice in university governance and no control over any decision or policies. There was no democratic input on recent campus expansion plans, student debt increases, etc. The most democratic student initiative of recent years, Fossil Free AU, has met with strong resistance from the University ...more