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Remembering Khensani Maseko who fought South African campus rape


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Khensani Maseko was a vocal protester about an alleged culture of rape at her university

The death of a law student and anti-rape activist in South Africa, whose funeral is being held on Thursday, has brought the simmering issue of campus rape back to the forefront.

Khensani Maseko, 23, took her own life last week after writing a post on Instagram: “No-one deserves to be raped!”

Days earlier the third year student had reported to the authorities at Rhodes University in Grahamstown that she was allegedly raped by a fellow student in May.

“The university immediately made…

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FAMU alumnus Oliver Gibert, mayor of Miami Gardens, Florida, was sworn in, in Washington D.C., as the new president of the African American …
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Campus Support team help `Cycles for Caribbean’ project – News





The University’s Campus Support staff teamed up with Merseyside Police this weekend to help with the `Cycles for the Caribbean’ project, which donates the bikes to the children of the families who had their homes and possessions destroyed by hurricanes Irma and Maria

On Friday, Campus support staff Ray Breen, Ryan Hyland and Chris Hedges attended the North Docks to work with Dan Holdsworth from Merseyside Police, who had arranged for all the unclaimed bikes in the possession of local Police stations to be donated to the project.

The Campus Support staff were there to permanently etch the bikes with a unique security code so any lost bikes can be quickly repatriated with their owners.

Ray, Ryan and Chris managed to etch over 150 bikes in a…

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CARIBBEAN-EDUCATION-UWI announces new principal for Mona campus



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Entertainment: “A Raisin in the Sun” to make history again, this time as a River Campus production. (4/16/18)


In 1957, “A Raisin in the Sun” became the first play in history written by an African American to appear on Broadway.

More than fifty years later, it will break ground again as the first play written by an African American to be performed at Southeast.

Additionally, it will be the first River Campus performance ever to employ a predominantly black cast.

Bedell Performance Hall will be transported back in time to the south side of 1950s Chicago to tell a story of family, racism and hard-living.

The significance of the performance lies in its being the first River Campus production of a play written by an African American person, as well as the first performance with a predominantly black cast.

“A Raisin in the Sun” was written by Lorraine Hansberry in 1957. She gained the inspiration from…

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Erie news meteorologist visits campus, gives lecture – The Campus


Students and faculty packed into Carr Hall on Tuesday, April 4, to listen to Reed McDonough, an Erie based meteorologist, present a talk titled “Dropping Science into Weather Forecasts.” The talk was on how he found the balance in broadcast meteorology.

McDonough graduated from the University of Miami with a bachelor’s degree in meteorology and minors in mathematics and broadcast journalism. Today, he is a meteorologist at Erie News Now and One Caribbean TV.

After McDonough told the audience a little bit about himself, he began to explain how we do not encounter a scientists in our everyday lives. Here, in college it is easy to come across scientists on a daily basis because many people attend Allegheny to study science, so it is safe to assume many of these scientists we encounter…

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