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Students to debate policy, reflect on election

Students to debate policy, reflect on election
November 5, 2018

The university’s Philosophy Club will host a civil discussion and debate Thursday at 6 p.m. in Forum 2 of the Wright Administration Building. A student-led panel will debate policy issues and reflect...

Fall commencement to be ticketed

Fall commencement to be ticketed
August 18, 2017

The Fall commencement ceremony will now require tickets to attend due to safety concerns with overcrowding. “We start to evaluate and predict what the number of people attending will look like early...

‘Every intent of being open’

The university has updated its policy regarding areas on campus which are designated for “speech and expressive activities.” The locations are the lawn area south of Rice Library, the lawn area between the Physical Activities Center and the Recreation, Fitness and Wellness Center and the lawn in front of the Health Professions Building. The three areas combined are approximately 1.6 acres of the 1,400 acre campus
Updated policy introduces new areas for speech, expressive activity
August 31, 2016

Freshman Shelby Heins said having zones specific for free speech wasn’t something she would expect to have on a college campus. “We’re paying to go here,” the nursing major said. “So our...

Faculty discusses outside speakers

Faculty Senate talked about the harm of Campus Ministry USA
February 5, 2016

Faculty Senate wants to find the balance between protecting university students and protecting First Amendment Rights. Based on complaints concerning Campus Ministry USA’s visit to campus Dec. 7,...

Illegal downloads could cost students

August 29, 2014

Students who illegally download and pirate online content on campus may face more severe consequences, according to a new policy introduced by the Dean of Students Office at the Student Government Association's...

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