Archives for February 2012

Barry Mills: In Defense of Higher Education


As political rhetoric zeroes in on higher education, Barry Mills calls for a more considered and thoughtful approach.

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Ebony Ball Competes with the Oscars for Best Dressed


The Ebony Ball attracted the best dressed on campus last Saturday night. Out were the jeans, sweatshirts and slippers students sometimes shuffle to class in — and in were the glittering earrings, high heels and glamor. The Ebony Ball, an annual event put on by the African American Society for all students, is a campus tradition over 20 years old. This year the theme was Hollywood and the movies, and students even placed a red carpet down the Moulton Union staircase so they could enter the scene like stars amid the flashes and pops of cameras.


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