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Students, professors push for addition of U.S. minority education requirement

By Vivienne Henning

January 25, 2016

The Committee on Race and Ethnicity (CORE) met with the Educational Policy committee of the Academic Senate on Monday to discuss how a U.S. minority education requirement would be integrated into students’ curriculums.JTStaff and student representatives from campus minority organizations also joined CORE ...

‘Lost Boy’ of Sudan rises to success on campus

‘Lost Boy’ of Sudan rises to success on campus

October 21, 2014

Gai Nyok, graduate student in economics, remembers waking up one morning at 5 years old in the tiny village of Abang, of the former Sudan, with the sun still down and being grabbed by the hand by his older brother. “Ket,” his older brother exhaled. In their native Dinka language, it meant “run.” ...