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ROTC hosts flag football game on Veterans Day

The university ROTC won the match 24-18.

Daniel McClain, Staff Reporter

November 12, 2019

On Veterans Day, Nov. 11, at North Oaks Park, ROTC members were able to join together and play a game of flag football. Captain Robert Yelton, National Guard, expressed that it was an activity for everyone to stay motivated. “It’s something to do,” shared Yelton. “Not necessarily celebrate the day, ...

Veterans share the importance of Veteran’s Day

Veterans share the importance of Veteran’s Day

Jacob Lofton, Staff Reporter

November 9, 2019

Veterans Day is a day for giving thanks to those who have served in the military and have fought for America’s freedom.  Margaret Gonzalez-Perez, a political science professor, explained the significance of Veterans Day. “Veterans Day is important because it is a reminder to us that brave men and wome...

Then and now: veterans and World War I

Diamond Hollins, Staff Reporter

November 11, 2018

Assistant Professor of History Dr. Samantha Cavell discussed the trials and struggles American soldiers faced before and after World War I to wrap up the "Then and Now" lecture series. The Veterans Day lecture was held on Nov. 7 in Pottle Auditorium from 1-2 p.m. In the lecture, Cavell discussed...