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Only white after Labor Day: Oscars do not show diversity


January 26, 2015

The 87th Academy Awards, premiering Feb. 22, will be the whitest since 1998.More popularly known as the Oscars, the ceremony is a long-time favorite in entertainment. It’s also the film industry’s annual tribute to cinemat...

Black students host ‘die-in’ on university seal, spark debate

News Editor

December 7, 2014

“I can’t breathe,” junior Marcellas Ball, standing on the St. Edward’s University seal, yelled at 11:50 a.m.Twenty black students fell to the ground at the “die-in” demonstration, and stayed there until the Main B...

Small town man exemplifies the spirit of Black History Month

February 20, 2013

If you drive to Houston on US Highway 290 then you have, no doubt, passed through the town of Giddings. On one side of a historic business, the small town has a colorful mural that says “Hometown Hospitality, Some Things Never ...

Miles for a Mission race gives scares in the name of service

Staff Writer

October 30, 2012

On Sunday morning, St. Edward’s University Campus Ministry hosted its fifth annual Miles for a Mission 5k, which benefits service break experiences including the Alternative Spring Break and International Immersion Experience...

Student translates parkour to barefoot running

Sports Co-Editors

October 16, 2012

One of the most steadily growing trends in the fitness world at the moment is the adoption of barefoot running. Austin, one of the nation's fittest cities, has welcomed the trend with open… feet. Barefoot races are popping up a...

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