Colleges making efforts to be more trans-friendly

Thor Tobiassen, Staff Writer
February 20, 2015

The cause for transgender rights still faces a long journey, but on many college campuses, policies are changing to remove gender identity barriers from campus life. The University of Vermont recently announced that it will become the latest among a growing number of colleges which allows students to... Read more »

News in Brief: 8 trends to watch out for this year

Abe Kenmore, World & Nation Editor
February 20, 2015

The rise of India: India’s economic growth, according to a recent story in The Economist, may surpass China’s in the next year or two. Last year, their gross domestic product grew by 7.5 perecent. China’s GDP, on the other hand, grew only 7.4 percent, its slowest growth in 24 years, according to... Read more »

Black History Month: A Time Of Honor, Education In Greensboro

Zachary Lindsey , Staff writer
February 13, 2015

“Black History Month is the time to celebrate the accomplishments of African-Americans all over the diaspora,” said James Shields, director of the Bonner Center for Community Service & Learning. BHM was started in 1926 by Carter G. Woodson, originally as Negro Week. The negro life and history... Read more »

News In Brief: Week of 2/13/15

Abe Kenmore, World & Nation Editor
February 13, 2015

Lille, France The ex-head of the International Monetary Fund, Dominique Strauss-Kahn, has denied charges that he was involved in pimping, according to the BBC. He is being charged with obtaining prostitutes for several sex parties in multiple countries. Strauss-Kahn claims that he did not know the women... Read more »

Racism towards Canada’s First Nations Increases

Beatriz Caltas, Staff Writer
February 13, 2015

On Jan. 22, the Canadian magazine Maclean’s published an article about the murder of 15-year-old Tina Fontaine. What most people do not know, however, is that this case is just the tip of an iceberg. Fontaine was not the first girl to go missing or to suffer sexual abuse in Winnipeg, Manitoba. And... Read more »

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