Blind applications increase minorities in higher ed

Immediately after a federal appeals court outlawed the University of Georgia’s race-conscious affirmative action program last year, the school initiated a stepped-up plan for recruiting minority students. The university opened two recruitment offices in heavily minority areas of the state. It brought groups of minority students and their parents in for campus visits. And it […]

Campus Security Blotter

Last Tuesday, between 4:30 and 7:25 p.m., a Honda was broken into. On Sunday, between 11:45 p.m. and 2 p.m., a person or persons entered a vehicle by breaking a window, taking some speakers and spare change. This article was imported from The Falcon’s Records If you find an error, mistake, or omission due to the import […]

News Briefs

Crafts Galore at Friday’s Bazaar The Christmas Craft Bazaar will be held in the SUB Gazebo Room from 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. on Friday. Come browse tables of Christmas crafts or sign up for a table of your own. For further information or to sign up for a table contact Andie Fragione at x2247 […]

Earth-friendly SPU?

Thirty-five percent of the garbage that is thrown out at SPU is recyclable, but only 17 percent of that is actually recycled, according to Recycling Coordinator Michael Windle. Facts such as these have inspired the launch of new efforts to try and make SPU a more environmentally aware campus. The goal this year is to […]

Two senators at Monday meeting give resignation

At Monday night’s senate meeting, two more senators resigned, marking the fourth and fifth resignations of the quarter. Senior Christel Price vacated her commuter senator seat, while junior Jonathan Dukes resigned from his non-trad senator position. These two resignations follow those of Senator-at-Large Andrew McBride and Non-trad Senator Sarah Payne at the beginning of the […]

Student attendance at forum low

A sparsely attended forum was held in Demaray Hall last night to get student input on the possibility of changing to semesters. Vice President of Academic Affairs Les Steele and Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs Cindy Price gave a presentation, followed by a question and answer period. "This is a first attempt to get […]