Oh, you’re a student? I thought you worked here – Microaggressions

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Microaggression is a buzzword worthy of spending a few minutes to understand.  From a student’s perspective, words from a faculty or staff member represents the college.  Consider the introduction on this article:

A tone-deaf inquiry into an Asian-American’s ethnic origin. Cringe-inducing praise for how articulate a black student is. An unwanted conversation about a Latino’s ability to speak English without an accent.  Read more…

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