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Maggie Nelson and “The Argonauts”: Guest Speakers on Campus

Written by Annyston Pennington. “October, 2007. The Santa Ana winds are shredding the bark off the eucalyptus trees in long white stripes,” Maggie Nelson began, reading from her latest novel, The Argonauts, at an event on Monday, September 18th. Nelson, an author and critic, was invited for a reading and discussion hosted by the University of Texas’s Dr. Ann Cvetkovich for […]

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In Recognition of Hispanic Heritage Month

Written by Frances Molina. **Latin@ is being used in place of Latino/Latina in order to synonymously acknowledge both men and women in the Latin@ community as well as gender neutral and gender fluid Latin@ people** From September 15th to October 15th, the United States recognizes Hispanic Heritage Month. Besides being the only national month of recognition fortunate enough to straddle […]

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Putting the “A” in STEAM: Pre-Med as a Liberal Arts Major

Written by Kristi Kamesch. It is unexpected to find liberal arts students who take predominately STEM courses, but it turns out that a select few do exist as pre-med CoLA students. A study published in Academic Medicine “A Liberal Arts Education as Preparation for Medical School: How Is it Valued? How Do Graduates Perform?” indicated that liberal arts educated students are perceived as […]

Olivia Mizell 1

The Conflict in Syria: How We Can Help

Written by Olivia Mizell. The Syrian Refugee Crisis has been plastered across news outlets in the last couple of months. However, the media has been glossing over this solemn situation for four years. In 2011, a sector of the Arab Spring began anti-government demonstrations that quickly turned violent. In 2015, there have been approximately 220,000 killed, mainly civilians, and greater than […]