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Black Chorus Concert continues to bring family together

Black Chorus Concert continues to bring family together

By Rabia Ilyas

April 7, 2015

Moms Weekend is an enjoyable event for the thousands of students on campus. But for one student, it holds significant meaning and culture, along with the usual fun. Jasmine Washington, junior in ACES, looks forward to attending many of the University-hosted events with her family during Moms Weekend...

Poverty simulation reveals struggles living paycheck to paycheck

Poverty simulation reveals struggles living paycheck to paycheck

By Brittney Nadler

November 12, 2014

A single mother with three kids has to send her children to school, but also get to work on time. She needs to buy more groceries, but she doesn’t know how to pay for the doctor’s appointment, let alone if she can keep her family’s home until the end of the month. The poverty simulation hosted...