Loyal readers, It’s officially midterm week, which means that it’s officially the middle of the semester, which means we are all drowning in work. We can finally begin to see the light of spring break, whether you’re traveling to sunny Florida or curling up in bed back home for some catch-up on “Netflix-time”. However, as the middle of the semester […]
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In September of 2015, a new task force was created to construct a set of recommendations on diversity and inclusion to share with President Greene by the end of the academic year. Named the co-chairs of this task force are Associate Professor of Spanish Betty Sasaki and Vice President for College and Student Advancement Dan Lugo. Sasaki and Lugo will […]
On January 22, the College community was made aware of an alleged bias incident via a senior student’s Civil Discourse message. The described event took place inside the Alfond Senior Apartments. The student who wrote the Civil Discourse post said that the conflict arose between himself and a group of male students who reside in the Apartments. The student said […]
In response to the protests that took place last week at the University of Missouri, student activism has ignited at colleges and universities across the country. Many schools within the NESCAC have joined the call to action as well, standing in solidarity with Missouri in order to cast a spotlight on issues of race, social class, and sexual violence. According […]
On Monday, November 16, the Bias Incident Prevention and Response Team (BIPR) released its report from September, October, and November. According to the email report, the BIPR Team’s efforts include “working with community members when reports are made, developing campus responses to incidents of bias and/or hate, facilitating dialogues and awareness opportunities, and informing the campus of bias incident reports.” […]