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Safety is Not Top Priority

April 16, 2014 Comments

Nicholas Ingram

Last Tuesday at 3 p.m. a Griffon Alert was sent out to students advising everyone to shelter in place drill to simulate an active shooter on campus. Instructors were told to close their doors and turn off the lights in their classrooms, and anyone not in a class was advised to seek shelter where possible. […]

Student shares importance of Greek Week

April 9, 2014 Comments

Jacob Dowell

What is Greek Week? For the Greeks on campus, they could talk someone’s ear off about it, but for a large number of people who are not in the Greek community, it is just a week when you see a variety of foreign letters. This week is for social fraternities and sororities, which means that […]

Turn in and turn out: SGA needs both candidates and voters

April 9, 2014 Comments

Staff

We at The Griffon News have a confession to make. We didn’t turn out to vote in March’s Student Government Association election. All eight of our editors failed to do our civic duty when it came to choosing the coming year’s student representatives. In all fairness, the election at the top of the ticket — […]

Free tutoring? Why not?

April 9, 2014 Comments

Jacob Dowell

People come to college for the opportunity to educate themselves and to learn the necessary skills need for the job market of their choosing. During the course of their time in college, it is fair to say that almost every student will struggle in at least one class. It is to be expected that college […]

Live Your Own Life

April 9, 2014 Comments

Nicholas Ingram

Recently I have heard other students and noticed posts on social media about how it is a bad idea to settle down to get married or even have a long term relationship before turning 30. Since I am 23 and engaged, this confuses me as to why or how anyone could say this. Or maybe […]

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