Tag: Black Student Alliance

Campus Wiped Clean of Alleged Racial Slur

Student Government passes resolution to conduct clean-up of potentially offensive campus chalking BY SAMI GIBBS, STAFF WRITER; JACK HARVEY, ASSISTANT NEWS EDITOR; ABIGAIL ADCOX, NEWS EDITOR  Student Government is responding to students’ discomfort over the word “toads,” which has been…

Identity: African Heritage in America

Breaking Away from Misconceptions BY KATHYA MENDEZ, STAFF WRITER February is coming to an end, but the recognition of Black history does not just last a month. On Tuesday, Feb. 19, the African Student Association (ASA), Black Student Alliance (BSA)…

Students march in solidarity for Michael Brown in #HandsUpWalkOut

Mason students affiliated with the Black Student Alliance and other campus organizations marched on North Plaza on Monday afternoon in protest of the shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo. Following the shooting, subsequent protests and clashes in Ferguson have sparked a…