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Students, professors share memories of late senior

Students, professors share memories of late senior

Kalyn Hayslett and Cassie Buchman
April 24, 2017
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  A vivid memory James Bateman, a senior communication studies major, has of senior Byron Edingburg is seeing him dance across the quad. Seeing his joy made Bateman start dancing, too. This and other aspects of Edingburg’s fun personality are what Bateman said he will miss about his friend. Edingburg,...

SACIS: Walk a Mile in Her Shoes (Video)

April 24, 2017
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This video is about the fourth annual mile-long walk hosted by the Sexual Assault and Counseling Information Service in order to raise awareness about sexual violence.

Residence Hall Association brings you the campus carnival (video)

April 24, 2017
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This video is about the campus carnival that was put on by the Residence Hall Association.

Holi 2017: A Festival of Colors

April 24, 2017
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The video is about the Indian celebration of colors, which is known as Holi.

Greek Week Unity Relay Races: Video

Greek Week Unity Relay Races: Video

April 6, 2017
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On Thursday, April 6 several fraternities and sororities competed in relay races as part of Greek Week 2017.

Students on a roll making sushi

Kennedy Nolen, Multicultural Reporter
April 4, 2017
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A line of students eager to make their own sushi stretched from one side of the Grand Ballroom to the exit for “Konnichiwa: Roll Your Own Sushi” Tuesday afternoon. After students rolled their sushi, they waited in line for it to be cut. From there, it was then placed in Chinese take-out boxes,...

What does culture mean to you

March 29, 2017
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Five Things You Should Know: LinkedIn Edition

March 29, 2017
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Check out our video on the five things any student should know when setting up a LinkedIn account.

Traditions influence meditative melodies

Traditions influence meditative melodies

Loren Dickson, Entertainment Reporter
March 1, 2017
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In a calm and relaxing atmosphere, people gathered around Ahl-e Qulub, a Persian meditation music group, Tuesday night to listen, enjoy and self-meditate to the melodies ringing throughout the University Ballroom. Ahl-e Qulub member and senior English major Alex Hill told the audience the purpose...

French, German clubs celebrate Mardi Gras

French, German clubs celebrate Mardi Gras

Kennedy Nolen, Multicultural Reporter
March 1, 2017
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Students adorned with masks and beads filled room 1170 of Coleman Hall, and purple, gold and green streamers covered the hallway’s ceiling in celebration of Mardi Gras and Karneval. The first Mardi Gras festivities in North America took place March 3, 1699 in present-day New Orleans, Louisiana....

5 things you should know; yoga edition

February 22, 2017
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This video marks the first in a series that explain five things college students should know about any topic that will help them with everyday life.

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