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Black History Month represents growing community for students of color

Black History Month represents growing community for students of color

Abby Banks, Print Editor-in-Chief

February 23, 2019


Filed under News

Black History Month saw different events celebrating the cultures of students of color. Via panels, showcases, dancing and culturally significant music played during passing time, Black Student Union and Student Council worked together to host events throughout February. Black Student Union is entering its second year and increasing ...

BSU welcomes non-black students

BSU welcomes non-black students

Grace Wirkkala, Online Editor

January 23, 2019


Filed under Student Life

The Black Student Union advocates for a more diverse club by including students of all races in their meetings. The club aims to create a welcoming and safe space for black students who may otherwise feel outcasted in a predominantly white school. The BSU, however, does not ban non-black students from attendi...

Speak up against hate speech

Speak up against hate speech

Annika Brown, Business Editor

November 3, 2018


Filed under Political Opinion

An increasing concern in our country is hate speech. Hate speech is defined as speech that attacks a certain person or group because of their beliefs, race, or sexuality. Although it would be nearly impossible to control hate speech, if people are not combating it, in some ways they are accepting it. ...

Asian Student Union builds strong bonds

Asian Student Union builds strong bonds

Rose Deziel, Copy Editor

March 4, 2018


Filed under Student Life

In a school lacking diversity, it can be difficult for minorities to feel included.  New this year, the Asian Student Union helps students find peers with common interests. The group meets on Tuesdays during Flex Time in room E124.  Shannon VerDuin, a print room paraprofessional, advises ASU as well a...

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