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Black Lives Matter in the Era of White Supremacy

Jack Foley | jfoley17@radford.edu As we continue into this new era of history that we live in, which was initiated by the election of Donald Trump to be our next President, people continue to speak about what has and what will continue to change in this short period. Mr. Devon Lee, an adjunct faculty member […]

Interim Suspension of Sigma Chi

Jennifer Bennett | jbennett49@radford.edu The Radford University chapter of Sigma Chi was placed on interim suspension on April 10, 2017 due to “possible misconduct.” This has not been the first time that this fraternity has been on suspension. In 2007, Sigma Chi was on probation for a hazing incident. Being placed on interim suspension means […]

COMS week: Going the distance

Shiza Manzoor |smanzoor1@radford.edu The Strategic Events Planning committee of students arranged for a group of panelists to speak on the Master of Science in Strategic Communication degree Friday  morning in the Hurlburt Student Center. The whole point of “COMS Week” is to provide communication majors at Radford University the opportunity to gain practical, hands-on experience […]

Men’s role in gender equality

Jack Foley | jfoley17@radford.edu Dr. Michael Kimmel spoke to students via Skype on Thursday, April 13th, 2017. This was part of a dual simulcast with Concord University on the subject of men’s role in gender equality and their role in ending sexual assault. Dr. Kimmel is a Distinguished Professor of Sociology and Gender Studies at Stony […]

Dave Parker speaks to Radford COMS students

Jennifer Bennett | jbennett49@radford.edu On Monday, April 10, Dave Parker made a presentation as part of COMS week titled: “Like What You Do, Do What You Like: Career Advice from a TV and Radio Expert.” Dave Parker is a Radford University alumnus. He told the audience about the different risks that he took in college […]

Senator Warner’s Student Loan Bills

Jack Foley | jfoley17@radford.edu There are several things that affect a person’s decision to continue their education following high school, and the factor that plays the most in that decision is tuition. An individual that has not only the grades, but also the perseverance to get their degree will be met on the other side […]

Trump Presidential Forum

Jennifer Bennett | jbennett49@radford.edu On Wednesday, April 5 there was a Trump presidential forum in the Bonnie auditorium. This event was put on by the Political Science Society. There were four different guest speakers who spoke at this event: Dr. Theresa Schroeder from the Department of Political Science, Dr. Luke Hunt from the Department of […]

Remembering Bridgett Oliver

Bailey Speer | bspeer1@radford.edu Bearing purple and pink balloons the friends and family of Radford University nursing student Bridgett Oliver gathered Sunday evening to celebrate her life. Bridgett Oliver, 21, was killed tragically in a head-on collision on I -81 Friday night. Bridgett was an honors nursing student, graduating in May, who had accepted a […]

Accident on I-81

Jennifer Bennett | jbennett49@radford.edu A fatal car accident occurred on April 1, 2017, around 10 p.m. on Interstate 81 at the 83-mile marker. There were two college students that passed away at the scene – 21-year-old Paige M. Neubauer, a student from Virginia Tech, and Radford University student Bridgett J. Oliver. The third person involved […]

COMS WEEK

hwilt@radford.edu | Hailey Wilt Upcoming on April 9 to April 14 Radford University will be holding its annual Communication Week. Communication Week is organized by Radford University’s School of Communication and is held every year to benefit students within the Communication field. The week is filled with events lead by both alumni and other professionals […]

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