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Mentors start social media photo contest

Mentors start social media photo contest

Joshua Archote, Staff Reporter

April 30, 2020

Project P.U.L.L., a mentoring program aimed to enhance the educational experience of first-year students of color, has started a photo contest on their Instagram page @ProjectPull. The photo contest, Project Takeover, was created after the Project P.U.L.L. leadership team decided to help alleviate str...

MISA brings in guest speaker for Safe Space Training

The university's office of Multicultural and International Student Affairs hosted a training regarding

Jacob Lofton, Staff Reporter

March 11, 2020

This semester’s Safe Space Training marks the third semester the event has been held consecutively. The event was put on my MISA on Friday, March 6, and aimed to educate students and educators about the needs of the LGBTQ community, and how those needs can be met by educators providing their students w...

MISA recognizes outstanding students

Participants enjoy food during the MISA Holiday Celebration. The event was hosted on Dec. 5 and recognized students for their hard work and contribution to the university by handing awards.

Maggie Tregre, Staff Reporter

December 6, 2019

The Office of Multicultural and International Student Affairs’ holiday celebration brought together students of multiple backgrounds for a night of food, awards and community. On Dec. 5, MISA hosted the event in the War Memorial Student Union ballroom. Students brought their family and friends to c...

Students and Faculty gather for “Courageous Conversations”

Students discuss racial issues on campus. The 'Race Blame Game' was held Oct. 22 and was sponsored by MISA.

Samantha Gambino, Staff Reporter

October 29, 2019

On Oct. 22 the Multicultural and International Student Affairs and the Department of Communication and Media Studies held a Courageous Conversations ‘Race Blame Game’. The forum was held to promote an understanding of racial perspectives through respectful discussion.  A panel of moderators...

OSE host a new opportunity for students to resolve conflicts

OSE host a new opportunity for students to resolve conflicts

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

October 22, 2019

The Multicultural and International Student Affairs will be providing a platform for students to discuss interracial issues. MISA will host an event titled “Courageous Conversations” on Tuesday, Oct. 22 at 5 p.m.  “Courageous Conversations” will be held in the Pennington Student Activity Cent...

Food Pantry aims to feed campus community

Any member of the campus community can utilize the Food Pantry during its hours Monday through Thursday. The Food Pantry is always accepting donations.

Jacob Summerville, Editor-in-Chief

October 2, 2019

Located in Room 109 of McGehee Hall, the Food Pantry offers students, faculty and staff free groceries and toiletries. According to Feeding America, one in six people in Louisiana faces a struggle with hunger, totaling over 750,000 state citizens. Students nation-wide face food insecurity, with the...

MISA offers students and faculty Safe Space training

At the Safe Space training students, faculty and staff were taught how to approach people of all different backgrounds.

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

September 29, 2019

On Friday, Sept. 27 the Multicultural and International Student Affairs organization hosted a Safe Space Training. The event was part of a hazing prevention training for faculty, staff and students to understand how to approach people who may be of a different sexual orientation. Mattie Hawkins,...

OSE breakdown: Multicultural and International Student Affairs

University Housing offers residents an option to sign a roommate agreement designed to reduce possible conflicts between roommates.

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

September 25, 2019

The Office of Student Engagement has a separate branch that helps students from diverse backgrounds, cultures and nationalities . OSE works with a mission to strengthen diversity across campus through an organization called Multicultural and International Student Affairs. Claudio Franc, a graduate...

How can students be engaged on campus?

How can students be engaged on campus?

Prakriti Adhikari, Staff Reporter

September 22, 2019

Besides academic achievement, extracurricular activities are an integral part of the university experience. Students can get engaged in various activities through different events, Greek life and organizations on campus. The Office of Student Engagement oversees student bodies and facilitates student...

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