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Campus responds to changes in disability laws

Campus responds to changes in disability laws

Tasia Floissac

February 27, 2018

As a new multi-million dollar plan is being rolled out to address compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, calls are being made for heightened discussion on disability to foster greater inclusion. “Physical accessibility on campus is one thing, but it only complements the bigger pic...

Baptist Student Ministry members discuss discrimination in religious organizations

Tre' Jones

December 4, 2017

Though religious organizations on campus try their hardest to make students feel comfortable, some students may feel discriminated against. Because discrimination may be based on skin color, gender, political views, religion or sexual orientation, this might lead some people to ask, "Is there di...

‘If you’re from Africa, why are you white?’

‘If you’re from Africa, why are you white?’

The Wichitan

October 11, 2017

I am proud to say "I am African," and those around me can feel my sense of pride when I tell them my identity comes from the heart of Africa. I was born in Johannesburg, South Africa — the rainbow nation. We have cheetahs, lions and zebras in our backyard. Mountains and safaris replace the bumpy...

30 people attend meeting on campus discrimination

30 people attend meeting on campus discrimination

Rachel Johnson

December 2, 2015

The Town Hall Meeting lead by the black student leaders began their meeting on Nov. 23 with 30 people in attendance in response to recent events on campus . Shayla Owens, management junior, started the Town Hall Meeting  by addressing the purpose behind the meeting. Owens cited different ...

Lip-sync contest goes off script

Lip-sync contest goes off script

Rachel Johnson

November 18, 2015

It started off as any other lip-sync contest. Contestants performed to "Hit Me with Your Best Shot," "Baby Got Back," and "Same Love." The 10 groups that started the evening in CSC Comanche Suites were whittled down to five after the audience voted on little slips of white paper. Erin Ha...

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