mercoledì 9 agosto 2017

America Magazine
(Patrick T. Brown) It starts with glossy brochures and gauzy admissions videos: Feeling at home. Being part of the family. What graduating senior wouldn’t want that sense of belonging at a college or university? The sentiment tugs at applicants’ hearts and parents’ wallets, promising an enriching, unforgettable four years. With the average cost of $72,050 for one year at Georgetown, for example, making “community” a key value proposition may be understandable. But where is that community centered, and where does it look? Back at itself or outward? (...)