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Derek Chauvin found guilty in murder of George Floyd, College president releases statement

By McKenzie CollinsInternational Editor Derek Chauvin faces up to 40 years in prison after today's monumental verdict, convicting him of both second and third-degree murder,...

Young Black father Daunte Wright killed in “mistaken” police shooting

By Sarah AdamoCorrespondent On April 11, 20-year-old Daunte Wright was shot to death by a police officer in the Minneapolis suburb of Brooklyn Center, AP...

Public awaits Chauvin verdict, seeking justice for George Floyd

By Connor CarlinCorrespondent In 1991, a video tape surfaced showing five Los Angeles police officers taking turns with billy clubs to subdue a black man...

From local governments to nationwide protests, police reform is continuing to gain momentum

In response to the protests since the death of George Floyd, local, state and national governments have started to pay attention. Activists are meeting lawmakers to discuss ways for sustainable reform.

Tensions escalate as federal officials intervene in nationwide protests

By Jesse StillerNation & World Editor Clashes between federal officials and protesters fighting against police brutality began in Portland, Oregon, leading to tense scenes in...

Administrators host diversity panel amidst social unrest

The College held a dialogue around allyship and racial injustice on June 21 with a panel via Zoom. The discussion was moderated by the interim director of intercultural engagement and inclusion, Marvin Carter, and the panel included seven different staff and faculty members.

Student organizations make unprecedented strides in activism

While some lay silent, student organizations from all across campus community groups are taking unprecedented steps toward action. Rising senior Ambar Grullón calls it a revolution.

How to use media to become educated as a non-Black ally

The most important aspect of these forms of media have a common purpose of education. This surrounds the idea of sobering up non-Black people to the harsh, brutal realities of life as a Black American. 

College’s response to death of George Floyd leaves students dissatisfied

Zane Thompson-Bradley broke down as he tried to speak. In the video call with over a hundred other participants, silence remained on every other end. “I have to risk my life just to voice my opinion,” he said between cries. And there, others wept with him.

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