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Professors speak for their ‘Best Ten Minutes’ during October

Professors speak for their ‘Best Ten Minutes’ during October

Andrew Jordan, Staff Reporter

October 3, 2019

Faculty and staff from the department of Communication and Media Studies will be telling stories in an event on campus. The second annual “Your Best 10 Minutes” is underway for the university as faculty and staff will present a story for the event. Organized by Dr. Joe Burns, assistant professor...

Using a passion for art as a creative outlet

Students can find outlets like painting or coloring to spark their creativity or to relax. This can be done alone or in groups at events.

Madeline Cancienne, Staff Reporter

February 19, 2019

Many people live with a 9-to-5 job, but a lack of creativity could lead to a mundane life. While some people’s entire lives revolve around creativity, others enjoy having a creative outlet as a hobby. Faculty members formed the band Impaired Faculties to combine their musical talents and have fun togeth...

Lecturer takes on inclusion in golf

Chad Duffaut, a graduate student, addresses inclusion in sports with

Diamond Hollins, Staff Reporter

February 13, 2019

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...

Playing the Staircase with Robison

Department Head of History and Political Science William Robison developed his love for music since childhood.

Madeline Cancienne , Staff Reporter

November 26, 2018

Beyond his university position, Department Head of History and Political Science William Robison fulfilled his childhood aspirations in music.  Robison shared that his love for music began at an early age. “I’ve been playing music all of my life,” said Robison. “I started singing as a li...

The value in attending another lecture

The “Then and Now” lecture series began with the Constitution Day lecture by Professor Ronald Traylor on Sept. 17.

Zachary Araki, A&E Editor

September 27, 2018

Although the idea of attending another lecture may sound agonizing to students, some talks on campus may be surprisingly rewarding. Though the Department of History and Political Science participated in Fanfare intermittently since the beginning, it began an annual “Then and Now” lecture series...

Politics and history central to an informed citizen

Chad Duffaut, Brody Simmons and Everett Paretti, all graduate students in history, check out some textbooks. Students may be fascinated by the classes or find their second home in the Department of History and Political Science .

Zachary Araki, A&E Editor

August 28, 2018

The Department of History and Political Science offers some of the most diverse course topics among the departments on campus to educate students on modern affairs as well as historical intricacies. “We teach the stuff that you need to be an informed citizen,” said Dr. William Robison, head of...