Category Archives: Extra Credit

Eva Kor, Extra Credit

Any story of survival and triumph is a story that will inspire. It will inspire emotions, inspire actions, and possibly inspire changes of a mental state or viewpoint. In the case of survival stories in relation to the Holocaust, there … Continue reading

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Shaffer Chapel

The issues that were presented during the tour of the Shaffer Chapel were some that I had no prior knowledge of. This includes both the tragic story of the lynching of the young black men down in Marion who were … Continue reading

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Tribute to Nelson Mandela: Reconciliation and the History of Shaffer Chapel

Last night I attended the Tribute to Nelson Mandela: Reconciliation and the History of Shaffer Chapel.  The event took place from 7-9 p.m. at the Student Center’s Ballroom.  The event was opened to the public.  The first hour of the … Continue reading

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Tour of Shaffer Chapel info

This free event is encouraged but not mandated. If you attend, you may write a blog post about the event (keeping in mind to connect to our reading, discussions, etc.) for extra credit. In 1930 two black teens, Thomas Shipp … Continue reading

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