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New campus group to support minorities in STEM fields

Mercury Bowen, Entertainment Reporter

November 14, 2018

A new campus group called iSTEM will merge the Women in Science and Mathematics and Minority Mentoring in Mathematics and Science programs into one entity. Grace Osborn, a member of iSTEM, said the group is a good way to collaborate with others in the STEM fields. “iSTEM’s really about networki...

Tunnel of Oppression calls attention to challenges faced by minorities

LeLonna Goodson, a communication studies graduate student, is pictured at Tunnel of Opression Tuesday night in Thomas Hall. She built a tower with the “restrictions” given to her on a card, to showcase the importance of noticing a person’s strength versus their disability.

Brooke Schwartz, Administration Reporter

March 27, 2018

A day in the life of a minority at a predominantly white institution, a domestic violence survivor, a Muslim, an Atheist, a member of the LGTBQIA+ community and a visually impaired person were all shown at the Tunnel of Oppression. The tunnel, which was a part of the Residence Hall Associatio...

“Stolen Education” provides understanding of what Mexican-Americans face

Students sit and watch

Valentina Vargas, Contributing Writer

October 5, 2017

Few students and faculty gathered in the Buzzard Hall auditorium for the screening of "Stolen Education," a documentary film featuring the lawsuit filed by the families of eight Mexican-American students and the students against the Driscoll Consolidated Independent School District in Texas in 1956. Jasmine...

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