I recently had a series of long chat with a dear friend from my time at Prin. These are some of my thoughts from that. By sharing this, I hope to shed light on Principia the institution, which touts the low student-teacher and student-staff ratios as a reason for attending. Please do not shame the … Continue reading Reflections on the Prin Bubble
From the St. Louis Post-Dispatch Three charged in Principia football hazing case TOWN AND COUNTRY • The investigation into hazing allegations at a sports camp at Principia Upper School last summer has led to felony charges for two teens, and misdemeanor counts against another. Read the entire article: http://www.stltoday.com/news/local/education/three-charged-in-principia-football-hazing-case/article_2a28e65d-c4ed-5c53-a255-a70e1a14f92f.html Previous post on the topic: https://kindism.org/2014/09/04/what-ive-been-reading-hazing/
This is a follow up on https://kindism.org/2014/11/18/new-policies-on-homosexuality-at-principia-college/ If anyone would like to share an extended piece about their thoughts about, or experiences with Principia's policies (beyond a brief comment), please be in touch! I welcome guest posts! The TL;DR version Gays can now openly attend Principia, and the Administration has shifted their focus to combat … Continue reading Equality at Prin, Vague Repression for All!
This bit of news showed up in my facebook feed this morning and I thought it was worth sharing and citing the original source -- linked as a PDF and in full text below. I am curious to see how these policies will be enacted, and what the eventual outcome will be. Fear not, a … Continue reading New Policies on Homosexuality at Principia College?
Back in February, Jonny Sacramanga gave an interview about Leaving Fundamentalism. A section of the interview really jumped out at me, so I bookmarked it with every intention writing a post. In the interview, Sacramanga talks about positive peer pressure in relation to Accelerated Christian Education (ACE). On his blog, ACE is described as a … Continue reading Christian Science Culture and Positive Peer Pressure at Principia College
Police investigate hazing allegations at Principia school via St. Louis Post-Dispatch (www.stltoday.com/news/local/education/police-investigate-hazing-allegations-at-principia-school/article_42dbd76a-db1a-5aa2-9dd8-13515708fece.html)
Everyone who graduates from Principia college must take Moral Reasoning. It is usually done their sophomore year, and usually done by the Resident Councilor of the dorm they reside in. Like a number of things at Principia (and in Christian Science in general) the details are kept from the uninitiated, the process is shrouded in … Continue reading Moral Reasoning