Archives for April 18, 2017

9/11 hate crime survivor gives strong message to college students: ‘You can end hate’

"How would you react if you were shot in the face?" Rais Bhuiyan, a 9/11 hate crime survivor, gave a talk on compassion, connection and community to a crowded room on April 18. As pictures of his survival after he was shot in the face point-blank were shown, the crowd collectively held their … [Read more...]

Ex-football player charged with sexual assault

On April 17 at 12:33 p.m., Rodney Higgins Jr., kinesiology freshman and former cornerback for the Mustangs, was arrested and charged with sexual assault in Killingsworth Hall. "The investigation is going on, and we are cooperating with wherever we need to be, " Interim Director of Athletics Kyle … [Read more...]

German Prof: ‘Learning a foreign language can make you smarter’

¡Hola! Hallo! Bonjour! All three words mean "hello" in Spanish, German and French, respectively. These are the literal and figurative introductions into taking a foreign language, which the Foreign Language Department emphasized in its Trilingual Café on April 10. “The Trilingual Café is our … [Read more...]

Summer employment fair on April 19

The Career Management Center officials are hosting its second Summer Employment Fair on April 19 from 3 to 4:30 p.m. in Legacy Hall. Students interested in seeking summer employment can attend and visit with the 18 companies at the fair. Stephanie Sullivan, assistant director of career management … [Read more...]

Sexual assault: ‘It can happen to anyone’

"Think of the five most important people in your life. It may be your mom. Or your dad. Or your brother or sister. Or your best friend," Suzette Walden Cole, guest speaker for Sexual Assault Awareness Month, said. "Statistically speaking, one of those five will be sexually assaulted in their … [Read more...]

Zombies plague campus; annual event underway

April 17. 6:32 p.m. I walked into the seemingly ordinary meeting room in Clark Student Center. We all simply sat there, the atmosphere not unlike the calm before a deadly storm. As far as I could tell, it was a seemingly ordinary crowd of students. It was a short-lived peace. Some faces I’d … [Read more...]

Clay wind chime craft allows students to relax

Cynthia Cummings, Clark Student Center special events coordinator, held her monthly craft class to allow students to relax before finals begin in three weeks. Participants made clay wind chimes in the Caddo Room in the Clark Student Center, April 18 and will continue April 19 from 2-4 … [Read more...]

Reasons why I love ’13 Reasons Why’

Over the holiday break, I decided to binge watch Netflix's newest craze: 13 Reasons Why. I honestly can see what all of the hype is about. This is a bandwagon that I do not mind shamelessly hopping on. I'm sorry that I have not read the book or that I just only found out what it was a week ago, but … [Read more...]

BREAKING: Football player arrested for sexual assault

6 p.m. Rodney Higgins Jr. has been taken off the official team roster, although he was listed there earlier today. 3 p.m. Interim Director of Athletics Kyle Williams, "The investigation is going on, and we are cooperating with wherever we need to be." Williams said he was aware that football … [Read more...]