The importance of listening and understanding

By: James Hogan ~Guest Writer~ The day after the election, I was told by one of my classmates that I should be ashamed for the way I voted. “People like you are why our world is going to get worse” is a real comment that another Xavier student made to me on Tuesday, Nov. 9. This person didn’t even ask me who I voted for: they just assumed that I voted a certain way based on what they know of me. They disregarded the reasons for my beliefs, how I came to think the way I do and why I … Continue reading The importance of listening and understanding