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“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...

Sister 2 Sister concludes last meeting of the semester

lady in turquoise cardigan writes on board
April 24, 2019

Sister 2 Sister had its last activity session of the semester on April 22, an activity focused on "road mapping," or planning goals, for the summer and making a game plan to achieve these goals. Syreeta...

Students, athletes participate in ongoing unified basketball league

March 14, 2019

The Wellness Center began partnering with the local Special Olympics in fall of 2016, creating the unified sports league for students and athletes. This is the first semester that the unified basketball...

Special Olympics brings inclusion to campus

October 18, 2018

The North Texas Special Olympics, an official club on campus, is looking to offer opportunities designed to include the athletes in and out of the classroom. Area Director Mike Strickland said he is...

Becoming a Hispanic Serving Institution discussed during series

October 17, 2018

The members of the Office of Equity, Inclusion and Multicultural Affairs sponsored the Hispanic Serving Institution critical conversation series to discuss the different approaches to serving Hispanics...

Critical Conversations series informs on advocacy

As a way to inform students about activism, Syreeta Greene, director of equity, inclusion and multicultural affairs, gives students and faculty information on how to speak up about their concerns at the Critical Conversations Series on Monday, April 23, 2018 in the Legacy Hall Multipurpose Room. Photo by Joanne Ortega
April 24, 2018

To have "a proactive and supportive" conversation on advocacy and activities, staff from the Office of Equity, Inclusion and Multicultural Affairs staff hosted their final session of the semester on...

Inclusion Now paint fight splatters Sikes Lake

Amy Levy, biology sophomore, squirts her yellow team rival Zaquera Wallace, biology junior, with green paint during the Paint Fight held behind the Wellness Center, Friday April 6, 2018. Photo by Rachel Johnson
April 8, 2018

Laughter, screams and paint splatters from about 20 attendees filled the air surrounding Sikes Lake. The Inclusion Now! Festival came to a close with a paint fight in an "active and fun" way on April...

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...

Candidates for student government give their last debate

March 22, 2018

As a part of the campaign process for the Student Government Association election, candidates running for SGA leadership roles answered questions and debated for the final time on March 21 in Bolin Room...

Candidates for student government debate

Ellie Gunderson, political science junior,  and Steven Elhert, criminal justice senior, answer questions reguarding why they are the best fix for the president position during the Student Government Association Debate at Bolin 100 on Wednesday, March 7, 2018. Photo by Francisco Martinez
March 8, 2018

To give candidates running for leadership positions on the Student Government Association a chance to answer questions and debate against their competitors, SGA members hosted debates on March 8 in...

Students rush to see ‘Black Panther’

February 20, 2018

The smell of popcorn and hum of a crowd filled the Wichita Falls Cinemark Friday, Feb. 16 as the community congregated to see Marvel’s newest superhero movie, "Black Panther." While people waited...

‘Sense of pride, community’ found through Black History Month kick-off

Logan Cope, psychology senior, plays Jenga while waiting for the Kick-Off & State of the Black Community Forum & Social to begin on Feb. 1. Photo by Mia Heck
February 1, 2018

Black History Month celebrations kicked off with conversations, games and finger foods during the Kick-Off & State of the Black Community Forum & Social hosted by the office of Equity, Inclusion...

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