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UVA’s Assault Problem: Looking through the lens of culture

by Chaney Mullins Although Rolling Stone has retracted its article about UVA Campus Rape, most commentators still rightly recognize that sexual assault is a real problem and still seek to find real solutions. There are many important avenues to consider, … Continue reading »

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Not Alone

by Elly Brown As a college freshman, I’ve found that it’s all too easy to feel isolated and overwhelmed. Book, papers, homework, responsibilities, and near-sleepless nights pile up, and college life becomes more daunting by the minute. Most college students … Continue reading »

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Student Voice: Determination Wins out in the End

Below is an interview with Tom Pell, former president and current advisor for the Anscombe Society at Providence College. Since Tom is a senior and experienced leader, we asked him to reflect on his past several years of involvement with … Continue reading »

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Mean Girls and Children’s Rights at CUA

By Andrew Debter This post is a reflection on Andrew’s first LFN campus event as a staff member. What was supposed to be a lecture on children’s rights turned into a shouting match at Catholic University of America. Robert Oscar … Continue reading »

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Student Voice: Overcoming Obstacles and Building Friendships

How did you first hear about LFN? Why did you choose to get involved? I learned about LFN when I got roped in to help promote “The Family in Modern Society Conference” at Columbia in February 2013. Seeing the ugliness … Continue reading »

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SIU 2014 Teaser: Sex-Ed and What It’s Not Teaching Students

By Caitlin La Ruffa Having recently delved into certain elements of the debates surrounding sex education along with some friends in our local community, I am so thrilled that Valerie Huber, President and CEO of the National Abstinence Education Association, … Continue reading »

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SIU 2014 Teaser: Haunting Questions of Religious Liberty

By Cassandra Hough As the country debates the meaning of marriage, the liberty of those who stand by man-woman marriage is being challenged.  Earlier this month we heard about the Evangelical ministers, the Knapps, who own a wedding chapel in … Continue reading »

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Gender, Complementarity, and Emma Watson

By Emily Blume Like many politically and emotionally charged words floating around in today’s culture, “feminism” is one that often makes me cringe, and I find myself running for the hills at its mere mentioning. The last thing I want … Continue reading »

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SIU 2014 Teaser: Friendship that Counts

By Cassy Hough I typically tend to keep to myself when traveling on an airplane.  However, several years ago a neighboring passenger struck up a conversation with me that has made a lasting impression. A businessman in his mid-fifties, he … Continue reading »

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Student Voice: How Anscombe Shaped My College Experience

Below is an interview with Delaney Brooks, President of the Anscombe Society at The Catholic University of America. Delaney is a Senior at CUA, and in her interview she describes the ways that her involvement with the Anscombe Society challenged … Continue reading »

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