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50th anniversary of Martin Luther King assassination

50th anniversary of Martin Luther King assassination

Andrea Pedon, Reporter

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 on April 4 at 11:30 p.m. where 28 people attended.  Christopher Cruz, theater production junior...

Increase in reported sexual assault, harassment for fall 2017

Bridget Reilly

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 a sea of black attire amongst those who attended the show to represent the epidemic of sexual harassme...

Gender inequality still a real problem

The Wichitan

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 the injustice of gender equality. As people marched, social media brought forth thousands of confused ...

Fair-weather advocates should learn the facts

Fair-weather advocates should learn the facts

Brianna Sheen

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, or any other scary threat conjured up by close-minded people harboring some deep anti-LGBT+ resentment...

New summit prompts dialogue

New summit prompts dialogue

The Wichitan

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 summit.Although some students may feel the Black Leadership Summit isn't necessary or is counter-pr...

The Ferguson lesson: Black lives matter

The Ferguson lesson: Black lives matter

Wadzanai Dzvurumi

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, Missouri, where the tragedy occurred. Brown was fatally shot multiple times by Darren Wilson, a white polic...

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