Amy McGee


Don’t Burn Sage; Burn Cultural Appropriation

Crystals, tarot, and astrology are familiar tropes of being a “granola girl.” However, some practices typically adopted by TikTok creators are a form of cultural appropriation. White sage has now begun to be used within Western spiritual practices. However, smudging, the practice of burning white sage, is a sacred ritual for indigenous American communities for cleansing and spiritual protection. 

SU students, faculty travel to higher-ed National Alliance

Empathy from professors, campus allyship, and fidgets to replace phones in the classroom were some of the key student-led ideas discussed at the three-day Rapid Education Prototype (REP4) Nationwide Alliance Gathering at Boise State University in Idaho.