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A celebration of identity and African-American history

A celebration of identity and African-American history

Diamond Hollins, Staff Reporter

February 25, 2019


Filed under On Campus

To honor, celebrate and encourage community members and middle school, high school and college students, the Sons of Promise and Daughters of Destiny Mentorship Program hosted the “African American History Celebration." The event was held on Feb. 23 from 9-11 a.m. in the Cate Teacher Education Center,...

Lectures devoted to Black History Month

Lectures devoted to Black History Month

Erica Welter, Staff Reporter

February 25, 2019


Filed under On Campus

The Department of History and Political Science is hosting lectures on African philosophy, racial inequality in golf and Mary Seacole, a Jamaican nurse, as part of the 2019 Spring History and Politics Lecture Series for Black History Month. Samantha Cavell and Peter Gratton, assistant professors of...

Peace, civility and amnesia

Peace, civility and amnesia

Zachary Araki, Assistant Editor

February 19, 2019


Filed under Opinion

Everyone loves a rebel, so long as it is convenient that is. As we celebrate Black History Month and remember Martin Luther King Jr. and civil disobedience, it appears many people forget how the movement brought us here. We may know the outcome, from middle school social studies and, well, the fact t...

Lecturer takes on inclusion in golf

Lecturer takes on inclusion in golf

Diamond Hollins, Staff Reporter

February 13, 2019


Filed under On Campus

In celebration of Black History Month, Chad Duffaut aimed to not only educate students on the discrimination against African-Americans in golf today but also recognize the strength and resilience of those pushing to be included in the sport. Duffaut presented "Obstruction: African American Golfers...