History must be examined; not suppressed. In the past week, controversy has erupted at Doane over the inclusion of a photo display that includes images of Doane students, from the 1920s, sporting black-face.

Dare to hope.  Dare to love. Dare to be yourself.  If you ignore everything else that I have written or will write, I hope that you take that message to heart, for it is the greatest bit of wisdom I can offer.