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Commentary: Black history deserves more than a month

<i>Commentary</i>: Black history deserves more than a month
Christian Orozco, Editor in Chief The 28 days of Black History Month are over. Now students can turn the page in their American history books and spend months learning about the industrial revolution and the cold war. Every four years black history month gets lucky and has 29 days instead of the hasty 28. But black is just as American as apple pie, and I want to hear about it every month. The names... 

Food for the soul

Food for the soul
Child development major Deveeda Smith serves macaroni and cheese to criminology major Myron Woods at the BSU Soul Food Luncheon on Tuesday in the Campus Center. Sociology and liberal studies major Lynesha Williams, BSU president, also served food. / photo by Cassandra Egan  Read More →

Black history celebrated through words

Black history celebrated through words
Shihan, who has appeared on “Russell Simmon’s Def Poetry Jam,” shares some poems and stories from his life and career at the Black Student Union’s poetry showcase Tuesday in Dailey Theatre. The theater was packed to capacity until the end of the show at midnight. / photo by Zachary Horton   Christian Orozco Sports Editor Dailey Theatre was filled with students, fans and supporters of... 

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, I actually liked the article “Give diversity groups a chance” (March 11). To me, the article spoke truth. It pointed out to me that there were events held for Black History Month and I had no idea because I saw much more advertisement for Greek life. Some of the Greeks are a bit forward with their campaigning which was why, once again, I decided not to go through the process... 

On the Calendar

An Evening Adrift The Campus Activities Board and ASULV are sponsoring Winter Formal 2011 on Mar. 4 at 8 p.m. aboard the Endless Dreams Yacht in Long Beach. Boarding begins at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are on sale in the Office of Student Life for $25 for students, $30 for guest, until Mar. 3 at 5 p.m. Bus transportation can also be purchased for $5 a ticket. For more information or to purchase tickets, contact... 

Week marks black history

Michael Phillips Staff Writer In honor of Black History Month, the African American Student Alliance hosted Black Out Week, an annual tradition at the University of La Verne. “Black Out Week is a time set aside to bring awareness to issues that affect the black community, whether its academics, workshops, or other issues,” said Corbin Henault, 20-year-old athletic training major. The first event... 
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