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Ten Demands progress, future plans discussed at forum

May 5, 2016

Filed under 2015-2016, Issue 23

By Katie Sittig-Boyd Staff Writer Since the Ten Demands were first put forth to the administration in November 2015, there has been a series of community meetings to address issues of racial equity on an ongoing basis. Tuesday, M...

DERAIL sparks conversation

May 5, 2016

Filed under 2015-2016, Issue 23, Opinion

By Nicole Cunha Staff Writer The Diversity, Equity, Race, Accessibility, Identity in LIS (DERAIL) Forum was held on Saturday March 26, 2016. Whether you’ve heard of the “anti-conference” or not, know this: students can make a...

Curriculum, tokenization discussed at meeting

April 14, 2016

Filed under 2015-2016, Issue 21

By Katie Sittig-Boyd Staff Writer As part of the series of meetings held to address the Ten Demands put forth by student leaders last semester in mid-November, the most recent community meeting was held this Tuesday, April 1...

April for Autism Awareness

April 7, 2016

Filed under 2015-2016, Issue 20, Opinion

April has been established as Autism Awareness Month, but the goal of raising “awareness” about autism is often misrepresented, and many organizations and individuals do not have autistic individuals’ best interests at heart. Autism...

March community meeting held

March 24, 2016

Filed under 2015-2016, Issue 18

Presentations address financial aid, MOST program By Katie Sittig-Boyd Staff Writer Tuesday, March 22, marked another of the ongoing series of community meetings intended to address the concerns raised by students in the Ten De...

‘All Body Types Fashion Show’ promotes body positivity

March 3, 2016

Filed under 2015-2016, A&E, Issue 16

By Simran Gupta Staff Writer On Sunday, Feb. 28, the Wellness Ambassadors put on the “All Body Types Fashion Show” to promote awareness of eating disorders and to promote body positivity on campus. Right before the show, ...

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