• Arts & Entertainment

    “Miss Virginia”: Film Review

    In light of recent events regarding the Black Lives Matter movement, video streaming services such as Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Prime have created a film and television series collection to honor and promote Black actors and actresses in Black-centered films. This issue’s review features R.J. Daniel Hanna’s film, Miss Virginia, which is an extremely relevant film detailing the horrors of systemic racism in public schools in Washington. Miss Virginia is a 2019 film based on real events. It tells the story of Miss Virginia Walden Ford, a woman living in the inner-city neighborhoods of Washington, who is desperate to provide her teenage son with quality education. The film provides meaningful,…

  • News,  This Week's Paper

    Opinions collide over participatory budgeting during the latest academic senate meeting

    Dissatisfaction with the scheduling of academic senate meetings and the apparent split between the current student association and those who favor participatory budgeting were evident at the most recent meeting of the academic senate. Only about 30 people were present in the 200-person lecture hall. The academic senate, which is comprised of 60 senators–40 of whom are full time faculty and 20 of whom are students– met on Thursday afternoon to discuss issues of concern to the college community. But more than half of the student senators were unable to attend because the meeting was held during class time. Academic senator Victor Young took to the microphone and spoke in…