White people can sometimes become defensive when the subject of racism is discussed, the author of a book on white fragility said. Oftentimes this stems from the dislike of being generalized.
As students search for apartments and sign leases, the ongoing pandemic proves to be an additional hurdle in an already difficult process.
In a Sept. 8 meeting, service staff employees at Purdue complained to their advocacy committee about being overworked and scared for their future employment, as well as not being informed when co-workers had contracted COVID-19.
The Purdue Board of Trustees' executive committee approved motions to plan, finance, construct and award construction contracts for a Hypersonics and Applied Research Facility and a Secure Research Facility Wednesday afternoon.
Ebony Stewart was performing her final poem of the night, titled "Mental Health Barz," when she paused. The poet watched as a thin red outline of a penis slowly formed across her screen.
The writer who coined the phrase “white fragility” will speak to viewers Thursday night as part of Purdue’s ongoing “Pursuing Racial Justice Together” series.