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‘The Divine Nine’ makes a comeback in the annual Stepdown show

Members of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.’s Nu Delta chapter rehearse on Tuesday night in the ARC for their performance in the 2014 Stepdown Show. Saturday’s show will have one of the largest represented list of performers in the event’s history.

By Amelia Mugavero

April 17, 2014

In the annual Stepdown Show, members of Black Greek sororities and fraternities will make their voices heard through dance, acting and step performances. This year, two voices of the newly completed “Divine Nine” will resonate in the auditorium, making this year’s show one of the largest lineups of...

Backlash from students wanting classes cancelled reflects cultural intolerance

January 28, 2014

In the wake of the reaction to Phyllis Wise’s response to the possibility of canceling classes, I was quite confused. When I received the email that class would not be canceled and thought about making some sort of snide comment on social media, it did not occur to me to use her gender or her race to...