As a scholarship kid, I couldn’t afford to finish (Reaganomics considered mortgage as an asset rather than a liability – penned by people who owned multiple houses and could afford to liquidate them I guess – but we just had the one house only and couldn’t liquidate that) – but in 90/91 I remember the struggles non-white Hampshire college students had and I was definitely a fan of multiculturalism (as long as it wasn’t of the “great white hope – we will save you” which bothered me then in the way that good intentions can delude sometimes) I don’t think the college got it right from the start: as an experiment it’s ongoing, like the US Constitution: living, vivid, ever changing yet most of the core stays the same but there’s some hidden core values left unsaid that are an ongoing struggle.

As a scholarship kid, I couldn’t afford to finish (Reaganomics considered mortgage as an asset rather than a liability – penned by people who owned multiple houses and could afford to liquidate them I guess – but we just had the one house only and couldn’t liquidate that) – but in 90/91 I remember the struggles non-white Hampshire college students had and I was definitely a fan of multiculturalism (as long as it wasn’t of the “great white hope – we will save you” which bothered me then in the way that good intentions can delude sometimes)
I don’t think the college got it right from the start: as an experiment it’s ongoing, like the US Constitution: living, vivid, ever changing yet most of the core stays the same but there’s some hidden core values left unsaid that are an ongoing struggle.

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