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Increase in reported sexual assault, harassment for fall 2017

January 17, 2018

With recent global efforts to support those victimized by sexual harassment and/or assault, the #metoo campaign has given victims the motivation to tell their story. The latest Golden Globes awards saw...

LGBTQ students’ journey from discrimination to acceptance

Zarya Maitao, mass communication sophomore, Jessie Tidwell, education sophomore and Zaquera Wallace, biology junior, flashes color and march in the Resist Hate Rally held in Sunwatcher Plaza on Sept. 1.
December 4, 2017

They are just like everyone else on campus. They have the same likes, dislikes and struggles. They eat in the same cafeteria, walk in the same halls and attend the same classes. Though they are just...

‘Stars shine bright’ at Noche de las Estrellas

October 17, 2017

A fraction of a second before the roaring applause erupted, Velia Lozano's, custodian and facility services member, delighted squeal rang out in the suite. The crowd turned to her, smiles blinding, and...

Keynote speaker serenades students at convocation

University President Suzanne Shipley gives a motivational speech about
August 29, 2017

Silence echoed in the D. L. Ligon Coliseum, as anticipation and curiosity filled students about keynote speaker, Preston Pugmire's next moves. After dropping a beat, Pugmire incorporated his musical...

Fighting the war on college major stereotypes

Rebecca Jabr
August 30, 2016

Choosing a major was one of the most stressful decisions I've ever had to make in college. Picking a major straight of out high school was basically letting an adolescent freshman eighteen year-old self...

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