The Mindset List, aka the “always/never” list, is a compilation of key points about incoming college students. Created at Beloit College in 1998 to reflect the world view of entering first year students—and to help faculty understand incoming classes—the list started with the members of the class of 2002, born in 1980. In 2019, the … Continue reading Introducing! The Class of 2025!
I can't imagine what it must have been like. Sentenced to life in jail for a crime you didn't commit. At what point do you just give up, and accept the fact that you are going to spend the rest of your life in jail? Or do you keep fighting, like Chester Hollman III did, … Continue reading Freed After 28 Years in Jail, for a Crime He Did Not Commit
Three unrelated items were in the news today, and from my perspective, all three represented positive developments. The first was the signing of an executive order by Governor Gavin Newsom of California that will place a moratorium on the death penalty in California. At a news conference in Sacramento today, Newsom noted that there are 737 … Continue reading Lots of Good News Today, from My Perspective