The College held the last of three virtual panels on April 9 featuring faculty members who discussed political trends surrounding the riots at the Capitol on Jan. 6. The event was the third and final installment of a series of discussions on the insurrection.
Student Government and the Office of Intercultural Engagement held a virtual open forum on March 25 for Asian American students to discuss their thoughts and experiences.
The event comes in the wake of the March 16 shooting in Atlanta that took the lives of eight people, six of whom were Asian women, and amidst growing anti-Asian sentiments during the Covid-19 pandemic.
In a move signifying a turning point for activity and normalcy at the College, Recreation and Wellness recently allowed in-person practices for intramural sports and clubs to take place on campus in a limited capacity.
The Department of Recreation and Wellness reached out to The Signal to discuss their programs offered this semester and to increase awareness for RECreate Your Night, a program where students can participate in virtual activities every Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday through live or recorded Zoom calls.
When the a cappella group i-Tunes took the stage for their annual winter concert in 2019, they went through the usual motions of dazzling the crowd with their vocal prowess, celebrating together and posting a video to their YouTube channel. None of the 20 members imagined it would be their last performance for over a year.
When the College established a “Black Studies Program,” it was done as a reaction to racial turmoil. Pioneering scholars stepped in to fill a dangerous void, changing the course of the school and the community around it.
Political activist Marc Lamont Hill visited the College virtually on Feb. 10 to speak to students about Black history and liberation in modern America. Hill’s visit was organized by the College’s Black Student Union.
If you have the time to read an op-ed written by a white man on racial inequality in America and at the College, you certainly have the time to listen to the experiences of those who are hurting, sign petitions and, if you have the means, donate to make a meaningful contribution to the movement.
Both the men’s and women’s tennis teams competed on Sunday, Feb. 23, as the men picked up their first loss of the season against Babson College and the women remained perfect with their eighth win over Wellesley College.