The new Office of Sustainability recently nominated an associate provost and academic director, Chris Williams, who spoke to the university on Dec. 12 about his vision for an environmentally-friendly campus and what that means for each department. Despite sustainable initiatives, investment records show that the university has only increased spending towards unsustainable products, leading students to express confusion about ongoing progress and the lack of accessible information.
In light of Turning Point USA’s debate on Christianity’s role in the Israelian conflict, a protest broke out at the end of the fall semester against Kai Schwemmer’s presence on campus, primarily due to his affiliation with Nick Fuentes. Student protestors and supporters of Schwemmer weigh in to determine whether this was antisemitic hate speech or merely an exercise in civil discourse.
Even though in-person learning has fully returned, it seems like the online exam proctoring tools used throughout the pandemic have stuck around. Should the university keep using these? Students and professors weigh in on the debate.
The student center restaurants on campus in Perkins and Trabant have inconvenient hours and do not accept meal exchanges at all times of the day, according to students. Students are eager to find easy ways to grab food when they are on the go.
With the midterm elections having recently passed, university students were reminded of their civic duty and the opportunity to have their voices heard in politics once again. Staff reporter Nya Wynn talks to students on campus about how they participated in democracy this election cycle.
Grubhub: a staple of college life. Not only do college students order food delivery through Grubhub and similar apps when they are in need of a late night snack, they order it to purchase food at on-campus restaurants. Editor-in-chief Tara Lennon explores the purpose and benefits behind the university’s partnership with Grubhub.
On Earth Day 2022 university President Dennis Assanis promised to have a sustainability office up and running by the fall semester. Yet as the semester stretches over the halfway point, the office is still nonexistent. Although there has been small progress made, students are frustrated by the lack of communication about updates and delays in the creation of the office.