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Black History Month Dinner

Ralph Winfrey | mwinfrey2@radford.edu On Feb. 7, the Diversity Awareness Programing Board (DAP) hosted their annual dinner celebrating Black History Month, in Muse’s Banquet Hall. This was the fourth dinner annual and tickets sold out immediately. Many well-dressed students and faculty members were in attendance. The goal of this event was to honor Black History […]

Generations up in arms over President Trump’s executive order

Shiza Manzoor | smanzoor1@radford.edu   On Feb. 7, a rally in opposition to President Donald Trump’s executive order takes place on the campus of Radford University. The event was co-sponsored by the Coalition for Justice, a non-profit organization located in the town of Blacksburg. The group comprised of three generations peacefully protesting against the “Muslim […]

SGA Elections

Jack Foley | jfoley17@radford.edu   Over the past two weeks, Radford University’s Student Government Association (SGA) has continued to gear up for the spring semester elections. These annual elections decide the officers, senators, and representatives that will be in charge of the SGA for the following fall and spring semesters. The fifteen positions that are […]

Active Shooting Training Seminar

Lauren Parker | lparker30@radford.edu On Wednesday, Feb. 1, student activities hosted an active shooter training seminar lead by the Radford police. The FBI defines an active shooter situation as “an individual actively engaged in killing or attempting to kill people in a confined and populated area.” Radford police demonstrated survival techniques based on the “RUN, HIDE, […]

Sustainability Steering Committee

Annie Schroeder | lschroeder@radford.edu The Sustainability Steering Committee was formed at Radford University after former President Penelope Kyle signed the American College and University President’s Climate Commitment. The group is a mixture of both staff and students that work together to make Radford’s campus a more environmentally friendly place. The American College and University President’s […]

Advocacy Day in Richmond

Jack Foley | jfoley17@radford.edu Advocacy Day’s name creates the illusion of one day of implementation being the fulfillment of a task; rather Advocacy Day is a culmination of planning, preparedness, and achievement for both Radford University and the students who participate. The trip to Richmond on Jan. 31 and Feb. 1 was to display the importance […]

Donald Trump’s Executive Order

Denny Price | dprice10@radford.edu President Brian Hemphill sent out an email on Monday to all faculty and students addressing the most recent Presidential executive order. President Donald Trump recently put an executive in order in effect, which bans people from seven primarily Muslim countries from entering or exiting the United States for 90 days. The […]

Goat update

Jennifer Bennett | jbennett49@radford.edu In early December, four fraternities were placed on interim suspension due to alleged animal abuse of a goat. The four fraternities that were in question are Delta Chi, Pi Lambda Phi, Sigma Pi, and Alpha Sigma Phi. However, after investigation all four of the fraternities were reinstated at the university. Delta […]

Roland Martin speaks in celebration of MLK Day

Jack Foley | jfoley17@radford.edu The weeklong celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at Radford University culminated around two events. The first was the annual day of service held on Dr. King’s national holiday. On the following day, Radford University held a Commemorative Program with keynote speaker Roland Martin. Martin is an award-winning journalist and is […]

Islamophobia guest speaker on campus

Bailey Speer | bspeer1@radford.edu Hip-hop activist and educator Amer F. Ahmed spoke Friday at the Bonnie on the topic of Islamophobia. Ahmed, an Ohio-born Indian Muslim works as the Director of Intercultural Teaching and Faculty development at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, using his personal background and education to speak on racism, diversity, and Islam. “I’m […]

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