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Greedy universities, pay your athletes

Greedy universities, pay your athletes

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

October 25, 2019

California bill stirs up college athletics Last month, the governor of California, Gavin Newsom, signed a bill allowing college student-athletes to be compensated for their name and image. Paying student-athletes has been a pressing issue in American sports for decades now. With some athletes li...

Artistic merit pays for an education

Artistic merit pays for an education

Zachary Araki, Assistant Editor

May 7, 2019

Students can find a variety of scholarships based on artistic and academic excellence to offset the costs of pursuing an education in the arts. “The arts, and music in particular, can be a very competitive field in terms of collegiate recruiting,” said Jeffrey Wright, head of the Department of Music...

Offers of financial aid to potential lions

Offers of financial aid to potential lions

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

March 2, 2019

Offering millions of dollars in financial aid and assistance, the university recognized high school students who were offered scholarships for the next academic year. The Office of Admissions held "Scholars Showcase" in the Student Union Grand Ballroom on Feb. 28 at 6 p.m. The event hosted over 80...

Apartment Guide scholarship

Apartment Guide scholarship

Diamond Hollins, Staff Reporter

October 16, 2018

Apartment Guide looks to help students trying to balance college expenses and costs of living with a $2,500 scholarship. Possible recipients must write a 500-600 word essay with one question in mind, “What makes a home a home?” Submissions will be reviewed, and 10 of them will make it through...