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  • The Student Handbook: Bigotry

    By: Andrew Parker As I round out the final of the five columns I was asked to write for the Sojourn, I come to the article about bigotry. On page 19 of the 2011-2012 IWU Student Handbook is the Access, Equity, & Diversity Statement. It reads: “Indiana Wesleyan University endeavors to maintain a teaching and…

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  • Guest Column: President Henry Smith on Kirk Cameron

    Kirk Cameron: IWU's Society of World Changers Inductee I am always eager to hear from people who feel as passionately as I do about Indiana Wesleyan University. The insightful conversations I have with members of our worldwide community often strengthen and sharpen me. Recently, many have spoken to us about our selection of actor Kirk…

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  • The Student Handbook: Sexual Misconduct

    By: Andrew Parker At most Christian colleges, particularly those in the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities, sexual acts outside the bounds of marriage are prohibited. Exactly what do “sexual acts” include? Well, that question has become increasingly difficult to answer given the widening variety of thoughts, opinions and cultural understandings that surround the creation…

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  • The Student Handbook: Freedom of Speech

    By: Andrew Parker “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.” Freedom of speech – it is a…

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