Speakers bring social justice to campus

As social issues on a national level become a bigger concern, so does the priority of spreading awareness on campus. weConnect, a one-day summit meeting, works toward connecting students with each other as a way to learn more about their peers, as well as gaining insight on what's happening around … [Read more...]

New summit prompts dialogue

Our view: The Black Leadership Summit is a necessary vehicle for change on this campus, and arguments about its necessity are missing the point and unfairly attack the students who benefit most from the summit.Although some students may feel the Black Leadership Summit isn't necessary or is … [Read more...]

Educate yourself on social justice

OUR OPINION: It's more than time for we as a campus community to be tolerant of people with varying sexualities, gender identities, religions, and cultural ties. But tolerance isn't enough – we must foster inclusivity as well. We continue to make strides in social justice at the national level, from … [Read more...]

Social reform: It starts with a conversation

In the corner of the food court, three students sat around a table decorating yellow cards with words that best described who they were. In that moment, they were not thinking about a label or stereotype that others may put them under. This activity encouraged the students to forget about what … [Read more...]

Conference builds leadership skills

The weCONNECT Leadership Conference will take place on Feb. 21 in the Clark Student Center. The conference is designed to help student leaders build skills that they can take back to their own organizations and campuses. Jessica Pettitt, social justice speaker and consultant, will be the … [Read more...]