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2021 Student Government Association Executives and General Assembly. SGA opened online voting Monday for the 2021-2022 academic year.

SGA continues election with low competition

Shelby Clark, Digital Editor April 15, 2021

Students began voting in the Student Government Association election Monday.  The election will determine the SGA executive board and legislative branch for the 2021-2022 academic year. The legislative...

Nursing students Eleanor Conley and Maddison Fields prepare their vaccination stations Apr. 7. Conley said it was an honor to administer COVID vaccines to her fellow students.

Nursing students administer 1,420 first dose vaccines

Shelby Clark, Digital Editor April 13, 2021

1,420 people received the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at the university vaccination clinic.  Nursing students from the College of Nursing and Health Professions administered the free Pfizer...

James Beeby, dean of the College of Liberal Arts, walks in red high-heels with other male students as part of Walk a Mile in Her Shoes, April 11, 2017. This year, the annual event will be replaced with a silent demonstration in front of the David L. Rice Library.

Students to stand for survivors of sexual assault

Shelby Clark, Digital Editor April 12, 2021

Students for Gender Violence Awareness is hosting their first silent demonstration Wednesday outside the David L. Rice Library.  Participants will hold signs outside on the stairs starting at 1 p.m....

Greek life students work on murals for the Chalk Mural Contest by the Fuquay Welcome Center. Teams receive points from the contest that go toward their fraternity or sorority for Greek Week.

Greek life students draw murals for Greek Week

Hayden Olberding, Editor-in-Chief April 8, 2021

Students drew murals representing their fraternity or sorority to compete in a mural competition for Greek Week 2021.  The Chalk Mural Contest on Wednesday was the fourth event in Greek Week. Teams...

Julie St. Clair, professor of nursing, briefs student nurses in the upper level of the Screaming Eagles Arena before the first vaccinations take place on campus.

Students get the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine

Shelby Clark, Digital Editor April 7, 2021

  A student is going to hug her grandparents for the first time in over a year.  Riley Hays, a sophomore public relations and advertising major, received the first dose of the Pfizer vaccine...

The University's COVID-19 task-force is preparing to open a vaccination clinic in the Screaming Eagles Arena Wednesday. All students are able to register for their first dose now.

COVID-19 task force prepares vaccine clinic 

Shelby Clark, Digital Editor April 5, 2021

  Registered students will receive their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine Wednesday at the university’s vaccine clinic.   Nursing students and faculty from the College of Nursing and Health...

Students film

Theater students film the theater’s first movie

Shelby Clark, Digital Editor April 1, 2021

Students film the theater program's first on-location production.  “The Laramie Project” is set to premiere on April 15 and will be available until April 22. Students, faculty and staff can purchase...

COVID-19 vaccines will be available to students on April 5.

Students can register for vaccination on campus

Hayden Olberding and Shelby Clark March 29, 2021

Students, faculty and staff will be able to register for COVID-19 vaccination on campus.  University officials announced today that students who register for the free vaccination on campus will be...

The decal displayed outside the Student Government Association located in the lower level of University Center East. Polls will be open for spring elections April 5-9

SGA begins the spring election process

Shelby Clark, Staff Writer March 25, 2021

Student Government Association is hosting spring elections for the 2021-2022 academic year.  Students can apply for SGA positions through April 4. Candidates can campaign after their application...

The exterior of the university's Department of Human Resources and TItle IX. A student says that the department isn't taking her case of sexual assault seriously after university officials released a statement Monday.

Student reports sexual assault, says officials aren’t serious

Josh Meredith, Chief Photo Editor March 25, 2021

Correction: This story has been updated to reflect that the student reported sexual assault/ harassment to Public Safety. The Public Safety Crime Log labeled the incident as rape.  A student said...

Faculty question the research behind marketing agency

Faculty question the research behind marketing agency

Hayden Olberding, Digital Editor March 22, 2021

Faculty questioned the research behind the marketing agency that researched the university’s “human personality” in Friday’s Faculty Senate Meeting. The university paid $150,000 for Carnegie...

Students exit the Blue Line METS bus outside the Orr Center Thursday after a day off for reflection. There is no plan for any additional days off this semester.

Students reflect on burnout and homework

Hayden Olberding, Digital Editor March 18, 2021

Students express burnout and difficulty with the semester, despite being given a “reflection day” on Wednesday. President Ron Rochon granted a day, March 17, to reflect on the date that instruction...

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