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Martin Luther King Jr.: more than “the dream”

January 16, 2021

BIOGRAPHY As we take this Martin Luther King Jr. Day to recognize a pioneer in the civil rights movement, we do so amidst some of the worst political and racial tension the nation has seen in a very...

“Black excellence, Black empowerment, Black success” exemplified by black out photograph

black out photograph
September 16, 2020

To help create a sense of unity in students who are part of the Black campus community, members of the Black Student Union and other Black student organizations gathered together on Sept. 10 to take a...

50th anniversary of Martin Luther King assassination

Anissa Jones, exercise physiology junior, reads life works of Martin Luther King Jr. for the 50th anniversary of the assassination of King outside of the CSC, Wednesday, April 4, 2018. Photo by Francisco Martinez
April 4, 2018

Campus officials and students commemorated the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. by laying a wreath around the memorial plaque on campus just outside Clark Student Center...

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...

Gender inequality still a real problem

January 25, 2017

OUR VIEW: The women in the women's march had reasons to protest, despite criticism on social media.Around the world, women, men and children of all races and beliefs gathered in their cities to vocalize...

Fair-weather advocates should learn the facts

Bri Sheen, mass communication sophomore
May 4, 2016

Let's clear something up. Target is not allowing anyone to use any restroom they want. Target is not inviting men into women's restrooms. Target is not creating a safe haven for child predators, rapists,...

New summit prompts dialogue

Denise Simmons, educational leadership and technology assistant professor, spoke as one of the guest speakers at the Black Leadership Summit held in CSC Comanche, on April 26. Photo by Makayla Burnham
April 27, 2016

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...

The Ferguson lesson: Black lives matter

Wadzanai Dzvurumi is a marketing sophomore.
January 27, 2015

The shooting of Michael Brown, an 18-year-old black teenager, has been a groundbreaking controversy for the past two months. The shooting continues to spark riots, protests and unrest in Ferguson,...

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