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Justice for Breonna Taylor Rally

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Stephanie Robledo, News Editor

October 9, 2020

Breonna Taylor, 26-year-old EMT, was in her home with her boyfriend, Kenneth Walker, when officers, Jonathan Mattingly, Brett Hankison, and Myles Cosgrove, in what has been described as a “botched raid”, entered and fired multiple times which resulted in the death of Taylor. The Louisville police ent...

Amnesty International spreads awareness of human rights and social justice

Amnesty International

Stephanie Robledo, Reporter

March 3, 2020

The Amnesty International campus chapter focuses on spreading awareness of human rights and social justice throughout campus.  “Amnesty International is the largest human rights organization in the entire world; it is an international non-governmental organization. It has offices from more than 50 countr...

A Day in the Life of Lia Wiley: the New and Kind Criminal Justice Junior

Lia Wiley

Herbert McCullough, Reporter

March 5, 2019

Lia Wiley, criminal justice senior, is a senator of PRIDE and a Panamanian-American who is the daughter of a Panamanian immigrant. “I’m Panamanian, that’s it,” Wiley said. “That’s my whole background.” As a Latina, Wiley said that she and her family have been subjected to xenophobic...

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