Diversity Ideals

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There is no doubt that weak ties promote diversities, nevertheless, weak ties are not tight enough to motivate students to get involved in the college community. Nathan states that “Part of that diversity ideal is the hope that all student will develop friends and have important conversations with those of backgrounds and ethnicities different from their own”(324). Social media, like Facebook and twitter, provides a platform where students are able to express their opinions freely and share their daily life with friends, with classmates whom they have little or no acquaintance with, and even with people with different backgrounds and cultures. As a result, students make friends with those from different ethnic groups. They are able to share

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