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MISA recognizes outstanding students

MISA recognizes outstanding students

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 and Faculty gather for “Courageous Conversations”

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

Food Pantry aims to feed campus community

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

MISA offers students and faculty Safe Space training

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

OSE breakdown: Multicultural and  International Student Affairs

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...