SG updates constitution

SG updates constitution

Student Government voted on new modifications to the constitution, including changes in representation and an increased role for the judicial board. The updates will go into effect May 1, when the new SG senators and executives take office. After the changes to the constitution were made, each class — freshman,...

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Unity needed to address equality regarding pay for working women

The gender pay gap is real. Women are consistently earning less money than men even when they have the same qualifications. In a political era filled with uncertainty and turmoil, now is the time to stand unified against an issue that matters to every woman. Contact your representative and tell...

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Science march to bridge cultural divide among issues

Science march to bridge cultural divide among issues

Following the momentum garnered by the successful Women’s March, a March for Science is planned to take place in cities nationwide on April 22. Only by universally unifying all supporters of science can the March for Science have the potential to be a force for good. The stated mission from...

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ATEC awaits degree reorganization

ATEC awaits degree reorganization

In a previous version of this article Todd Fechter’s name was misspelled, The Mercury regrets this error. The Edith O’Donnell School of Arts and Technology may undergo a restructuring of the school’s two degree programs. The proposed change would merge ATEC and EMAC and bring additional changes to the graduate...

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New LLC to focus on women in STEAM

New LLC to focus on women in STEAM

To advance female representation in the STEAM fields and help foster connections among those female students, University Housing is piloting a program in fall 2017 called Women in STEAM, which will be a new Living Learning Community on campus. From the LLC website, “Living Learning Communities are groups of freshman...

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Qurans found in SU bathroom

Qurans found in SU bathroom

A group of Student Government senators found copies of the Quran inside the toilets in the bathrooms adjacent to the Galaxy Rooms. The Quran is the holy text in Islam, and it is considered sacred by Muslims around the world. Jonathan Schuler, the head of the SG legislative affairs committee,...

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The Art Barn’s uncertain future

The Art Barn’s uncertain future

Correction: In a previous version of this story, Greg Metz’s title was misattributed. The Mercury regrets this error. Art students may soon have to seek alternative spaces to create, as the Art Barn faces an uncertain future. The space was threatened with closure for years, but student activists postponed it,...

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