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For Sam Jenkins ’19

Ethan Yoo It really is impossible for me to fully describe my roommate and best friend Sam Jenkins, especially so soon after his tragic death. He was generous, willing to switch rooms partway through our fourth semester living together so I could get an emotional support dog for my clinical depression and anxiety. He was… Keep Reading

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Lang Center grants drop from 100 percent to 38.9 percent

Students were awarded summer funding from various campus institutions, including the Lang Center, earlier this month. More students than expected were put on the waitlist, which is expected to be resolved by March 24. The deadline for the summer funding applications for all campus resources were on Feb. 8, meaning that many students apply before… Keep Reading

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Pride planning committee hosts events to educate on sexuality and gender

Between March 13 and April 13, the Pride Planning Committee is hosting a series of events to celebrate and honor LGBTQ identities and history. The committee is composed of a group of students who work closely with the Intercultural Center. While it is not specifically affiliated with any student organizations, many of its members are… Keep Reading

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Paces reopens with new OneCard vendor status

The beginning of March came with the long-awaited reopening of student-run Paces Cafe. On March 12, the cafe resumed operating at full capacity after undergoing an audit, which was resolved in late February. According to a previously published Phoenix article, Paces was under audit because of its old bookkeeping practices and for accepting cash as… Keep Reading

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Despite strain, writing course requirement to remain unchanged for the near future

As the class of 2019 completes the sophomore planning process, and students look ahead toward deciding their future courses, disparities in writing-intensive course offerings between departments has initiated few discussions of changes to the program by the Office of the Provost. One of multiple requirements students have to complete before graduation, the writing course requirement… Keep Reading

Students examine Cuba in Black Studies

On Monday, March 13th, Social Sciences Associate Professor and Department Chair at the State University of New York Empire State College Nadine Fernandez spoke in McCabe Library to community members about race in Cuba. Her speech focused on the history of race among Cuban populations in relation to the family unit and relationships. In the… Keep Reading

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Despite strain writing course requirement to remain unchanged for the near future

As the class of 2019 completes the sophomore planning process, and students look ahead toward deciding their future courses, disparities in writing-intensive course offerings between departments has initiated few discussions of changes to the program by the Office of the Provost. One of multiple requirements students have to complete before graduation, the writing course requirement… Keep Reading

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