Students respond to police brutality

On August 9, 2014, a white police officer shot Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager, six times and then left his body in the street for four hours. This atrocity has become known as “Ferguson”, which describes the shooting itself and the

Finally breaking the silence on justice

Our college constantly touts its commitment to social justice, and though we often fall short in our actions, both as individuals and as an institution, the last two weeks have proven that it’s not an entirely empty commitment. Students organized a moment

Race to Action event reflects on police brutality

College students, faculty, staff and family filled the Sharples terrace last Friday for a “Race to Action” event about police brutality in light of the Ferguson protests. As the crowd gathered at Sharples, organizers distributed buttons with the event’s custom-made logo. Attendees

Our community responsibility in the wake of Ferguson

On Saturday, August 9, Michael Brown, a young African American teenager was shot and killed by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri. While walking down a street from his apartment to his grandmother’s house at 2:15 in the afternoon, Brown encountered a