listen to understand

by Joe Deye Deye is a Communications major at the University of Cincinnati. He participated in a class this past year that got him involved with Beyond Civility. You and a friend (or coworker, parent, etc.) have gotten into the dreaded political discussion. You know your friend doesn’t share the same political affiliations as you,…

challenging our perception

by Joe Deye Deye is a Communications major at the University of Cincinnati. He participated in a class this past year that got him involved with Beyond Civility. In a media landscape cluttered with stations running twenty-four hour news cycles filled with sound bites and sensational images, I find it can become difficult to discern…