Voices of the Community // Issue 12

%22Yes%2C+I+personally+feel+safe+on+campus%2C+but+I%27m+aware+and+disheartened+that+that%27s+not+a+feeling+that+everybody+on+campus+has.+I+think+this+campus++does+have+exclusionary+norms%2C+such+as+happiness+and+friendliness%2C+even--and+whiteness--and+these+norms+do+make+some+feel+unsafe.+And+so+while+I+personally+feel+safe%2C+it+disgusts+me+that+that%27s+not+a+shared+feeling.%22%0A%0AMarga+deJong%2C+senior

“Yes, I personally feel safe on campus, but I’m aware and disheartened that that’s not a feeling that everybody on campus has. I think this campus does have exclusionary norms, such as happiness and friendliness, even–and whiteness–and these norms do make some feel unsafe. And so while I personally feel safe, it disgusts me that that’s not a shared feeling.” Marga deJong, senior

Halley McCormick

Do you feel safe on campus, physically or otherwise?
Photographer Halley McCormick takes a poll.

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