Archive for Organizations

Homecoming Parade 2014

October 29, 2014 Comments

Jessica Kopp

This year’s homecoming parade took place last Saturday and was blessed with beautiful weather. Mackenzie Lovitt, an art therapy major, watched the parade for the first time. “I really liked the parade, this year was my first time being here and it was really cool,” Lovitt said. Sharon Rodriguez Benarroch, vice president of the international […]

Tami Tango Trio spices up campus

October 24, 2014 Comments

Mika Cummins

The Tami Tango Trio came to Western over the weekend and put on a variety of events. Friday evening, they held a lecture over the history of tango music and some Argentinan history. Saturday morning, students could bring in instruments and the trio would help them learn how to play them in their music workshop. […]

International Lecture Series

October 9, 2014 Comments

Jessica Kopp

The International Student Services office is organizing a lecture series that features a variety of countries, presented by respective international students. The first two lectures are about Honduras and Turkmenistan: Tuesday, Oct. 7 and Tuesday, Oct. 14. ISS’s Director Amy Kotwani and her team organize this series every year. “This series has been going on for, I […]

The living, breathing law: Title IX

October 3, 2014 Comments

Meghan Stevens

“No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving federal financial assistance.” Above is a quote from Title IX, a law passed in 1972 that, by definition, requires gender equity […]

Fraternities receive fall pledges

October 1, 2014 Comments

Meghan Stevens

In previous years in the Interfraternity Council, there was a limit for the amount of new members each fraternity could receive. This cap has recently been removed, leaving each social fraternity with an equal opportunity to gain as many members as they find necessary. The three social fraternities that went through recruitment week are Phi […]

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