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African-American students sport natural hair, celebrate Natural Hair Movement this Black History Month

African-American students sport natural hair,  celebrate Natural Hair Movement this Black History Month

Anushka Dasgupta and Riya Chinni

February 21, 2020

When people ask senior Kiara Garcia if they can touch her hair, she’s never offended. Instead, she said she uses these situations as an opportunity to educate others about her natural hair texture. As a Trinidadian-American, Garcia’s hair differs from the straighter or smoother texture of the maj...

Media center prepares for NHD, ancestry unit, busy month ahead

Terri Ramos, department chairperson for media and communications, works on her computer during a free period. Ramos said the media center will be busy during the upcoming months.

Karen Zhang

February 12, 2019

According to Terri Ramos, department chairperson for media and communications, the media center is currently preparing for its National History Day (NHD) exhibit. Ramos said, “It’s a collaboration with some classes as well as some teachers and it’s basically a practice evening for the kids ...

In honor of Black History Month…

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Beats

February 15, 2016

For a brief while I entertained the notion of writing a review of a rom-com because it was Valentine’s Day, but then I said, “Why not write about something more meaningful? Most of us are hopelessly single anyway. And it’s Black History Month.” So here’s a review of “Selma,” a biopi...

LifeLines to meet Jan. 22, to prepare for Black History Month, to bring back Choose to Live

 LifeLines members discuss ideas for upcoming events, such as Black History Month. Sponsor Rebekah Overbey said plans have not yet been finalized. WU / PHOTO

Beats

January 18, 2014

Lifelines will meet on Jan. 22 at 7:05 a.m. in the community room to prepare for Black History Month, which is the month of February. According to sponsor Rebekah Overbey, the members of the club still need to meet and decide events for Black History Month. "(It's about) tearing down the walls...

LifeLines finishes Black History Month events, meet March 6 to discuss Pre-prom Awareness Week events

Beats

February 27, 2013

LifeLines members continue to work with the Diversity Focus Group during February’s Black History Month and will conclude the month’s actives with one final movie shown during SRT: “The Color of Friendship." According to LifeLines officer and senior Theja Bhamidipati, members will meet in the...

Embracing Diversity Month. Students should take the initiative to enrich their cultural awareness.

Embracing Diversity Month. Students should take the initiative to enrich their cultural awareness.

perspectives

February 22, 2013

Ah, February. A month for roses by the dozen, Presidential appreciation and awkward looks in the middle of whatever social science I happen to be taking. Wait, is that last one just me? It must be Black History Month. As one of approximately 160 African-Americans currently attending this school, I find ...

LifeLines to meet Feb. 6, continue Black History Month projects

With one week into Black History Month, Katie Tortorice, co-chairwoman of Black History Month events and sophomore, explains the new ideas she has for LifeLines. Members posted Black History Month posters and pictures in the senior hall last week and they plan to broadcast video announcements during SRT next week. ANNI ZHANG / PHOTO

Beats

February 8, 2013

LifeLines is scheduled to meet at 7:05 a.m. on Feb. 6 in the community room. According to sponsor Rebekah Overbey, members will continue the ongoing projects of February’s Black History Month, which include making trivia questions for the video announcements and presenting movies during SRT. ...

LifeLines to meet Jan. 16, begin Black History Month project ideas

During an officers meeting in SRT, Eric Cui, LifeLines officer and senior, shares his new ideas for February’s Black History Month to Nina Sun, vice president and senior. According to Cui and Sun, the fundraising in past years have been low due to conflicts with Dance Marathon fundraising and the two hope for a better outcome this year.

Beats

January 15, 2013

LifeLines is scheduled to meet at 7:05 a.m. on Jan. 16 in the community room. According to LifeLines sponsor Rebekah Overbey, members will begin initial brainstorming for project ideas for February’s Black History Month. By the end of next month, Overbey said officers will finish orders for locker s...

DFG continues Black History Month activities, plans to visit Jeff Henderson Feb. 16

Beats

February 16, 2012

Diversity Focus Group (DFG) members continue to celebrate Black History Month with Lifelines by showing trivia, movies and TV shows on the announcements and playing music during Friday passing periods. On Feb. 16, DFG members will visit Jeff Henderson, a African-American chef on the Food Network, according...

LifeLines to meet Feb. 15, continue Black History Month projects

Eric Cui, LifeLines member and junior, decorates a banner for Black History Month. LifeLines is hosting a month-long campaign to promote awareness of Black History. VICTOR XU / PHOTO.

Beats

February 13, 2012

  LifeLines is scheduled to meet on the morning of Feb. 15 to continue the ongoing projects of February’s Black History Month, which include making trivia questions for the video announcements, creating posters and banners with themes in black history and playing relevant videos after the video announcements. LifeLines members will also begin planning...