Ending Uganda: Student dis-service Reply

Illustration by Amanda Bennett

Illustration by Amanda Bennett

By Tier Gibbons & Cristobal Martinez – Distribution Staff

One of us has never been to Uganda and one of us was on the Uganda Shoulder-to-Shoulder trip in May, 2013. For both of us, waking up to President Alexander’s email about canceling the service trip to Africa was shocking. We believe the college has made a mistake.

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Community debates service trip at Town Hall Reply

President Michael Alexander addresses the crowd at the Town Hall meeting. (Photo by Max Berkowitz)

President Michael Alexander addresses the crowd at the Town Hall meeting. (Photo by Max Berkowitz)

Cristobal Martinez, Levi Flood, & Christopher Cohn – 1851 Staff

President Michael Alexander led a full-capacity discussion about values and the undetermined future of the school’s service-learning trip to Uganda in the annual Town Hall meeting held earlier this month in deWitt.

“[…] You are always part of our com- munity, for the rest of your life. Whether you like it or not you’re part of our family,” said Alexender.

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