#YikYak: It’s not all bad; but, yes there are some bad parts & some actions we can take
I started using Yik Yak late in 2014, mostly to get a different look at my students on campus. Life for students has changed a lot since I started teaching here, let alone since I was an undergrad. I was drawn in by some posts about rape and domestic violence - topic that overlap with my teaching, writing,  presenting and serving. I've been on it since and was asked to present about it. That turned into a revised and expanded version that's available here. This draws exclusively on "the heard" at EMU, so parts of it are not applicable to... continue reading »